[kubuntu-devel] Re: Fwd: Re: [kubuntu-users] UPDATE:
jos at mijnkamer.nl
Tue Apr 11 18:49:30 BST 2006
Op dinsdag 11 april 2006 18:55, schreef Jonathan Jesse:
> On Tuesday 11 April 2006 12:49, Andreas Mueller wrote:
> > so what's the case? We could have sponsors which are ready to pump some
> > really good money into the project, money and manpower, but then kubuntu
> > has to be free from all ties with canonical.
> > What's about the idea to start an Kubuntu free fork ?
> > Cheers,
> > amu
> WHy the sudden desire to be free of Canonical? Is there a reason that
> sponsership cannot be had if Canonical is still supporting it?
i understand him - sponsors aren't as willing to sponsor as they would be if
there was no Canonical. same situation as with fedora, i guess - Red Hat is
supposed to sponsor that... but now as it seems like Canonical doesn't
support Kubuntu as much as it could/should, Andreas is looking for another
solution. Well, i think it would be hard to get some other company supporting
both him and Riddell, and even more, so i think he should indeed turn to
Canonical. it should be more clear how the situation is: is Kubuntu a
community project, in which Canonical has no (final) say, or is Kubuntu a
official Canonical-sponsored project?
if the first is true, there might be more external support from sponsors, but
Canonical has no real reason to support Kubuntu more than it does now - maybe
and if Kubuntu would be an officialy sponsored project, Canonical should do
more to support it. first of all, talk to Andreas and the other kubuntu.de
> Great fork Kubuntu and kill it off just as it is gaining momenteum
na, i agree that wouldn't be a solution.
Future looks spotty. You will spill soup in late evening.
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