Flavor Review Request of UbuntuKylin

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Tue Feb 19 05:16:56 UTC 2013

On Monday, February 18, 2013 09:03:24 PM Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
> On 02/18/2013 08:05 PM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > My concern is more specifically about if the product will, like
> > existing Ubuntu flavors, be designed to protect the privacy and security
> > of the user and that it be shipped in China with the same content as
> > elsewhere in the world.
> Yes, our commitment is to ensure the integrity of the platform while at
> the same time facilitating local engagement.

That sounds good.  Other companies trying to do business in China have 
sometimes decided to compromise on such integrity issues to remain in the 
local market.  Because of some of the special circumstances that pertain 
there, I believe it's important for Ubuntu as a project to make it clear up 
front that it will always be the case that the integrity of the platform for 
the user is paramount.  If the product cannot be made available without 
compromising the integrity of the platform for the user, then the project is 


Scott K

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