Freespire's Google ads: "What is Ubuntu Missing?"

Shawn McMahon smcmahon at
Thu Oct 5 17:41:57 BST 2006

On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 03:02:10PM +0700, Chanchao said:
>   Yet it never happened, and now there's Freespire with others likely to 
> follow suit.  (OpenSuse perhaps?) So how about it?  Let's do an 
> 'enriched media edition' of Ubuntu.

Different projects have different goals.  There's little reason to
change your goals to match that of a different project, unless that
other project is failing miserably at their goals and you come to not
like your own.

Freespire's position is basically "make it easy, and within that, make
it free".  Ubuntu's is more like "make it free, and within that make it

   Shawn McMahon    | 
   EIV Consulting   | Peace is a symptom of victory. | 
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