Ubuntu Business Remix update

Mark Shuttleworth mark at ubuntu.com
Sun Jan 29 20:59:43 UTC 2012

On 29/01/12 20:26, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> Moreover, partner apps are exempt from _everything_ that could be
> considered an Ubuntu standard of development: They don't have to
> comply with any policy, you don't have to be an Ubuntu Developer to
> upload them, you don't have to sign the code of conduct, you can't
> file bugs against them in launchpad, and they aren't checked by any
> automated tool which monitors the consistency of the archive. They are
> one step above downloading .deb files off a third-party web page, and
> I don't think we'd like to call that procedure "part of Ubuntu".
> Thanks, Scott Ritchie 

Scott, consider the benefits of the commercial-community dichotomy
before you undermine it. To the extent that Canonical can, we should and
do move those packages into compliance. To the extent that we cannot,
users are making an informed choice. So steady on with the pitchfork.


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