Launchpad - closed source

Toby Smithe toby.smithe at
Tue Nov 7 00:17:05 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 11:15 +1100, Alexander Jacob Tsykin wrote:
> > This question makes me ask whether it should be open source... Does it
> > need it? I'm all in favour of it, but I don't really see much need if
> > the only people to use it are Canonical. It's not like vBulletin, which
> > has many users...
> >
> However, what it does do is impact of Ubuntu's credentials as a fully oen 
> source distribution. I don't see a problem, I thinkt hat the reasons for 
> keeping it closed fgar outweigh any philosophical desire of mine to make it 
> open. Nevertheless, there are people who will avoid ubuntu for exactly this 
> reason, and hopefully gNewSense will fill this void.


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