[RFC] ShipIt CD-RW

Thilo Six T.Six at gmx.de
Wed Apr 18 17:19:02 UTC 2007

Thilo Six wrote the following on 18.04.2007 19:05:
> John Richard Moser wrote the following on 18.04.2007 04:50:
>> snip>
>>   o ShipIt can ship CD-RWs during the development cycle.  These CD-RWs
>>     would use special ShipIt-RW art, indicating the disc utilizes CD-RW
>>     storage to house the Ubuntu Operating System.
>>   o ShipIt-RW artwork would contain multiple brands, each with a check
>>     box by it.  The next three releases would appear; so during the
>>     Feisty development cycle, brands for 7.04, 7.10, and 8.04 would
>>     appear.  Alternately, in case of flexible releases (as with Dapper),
>>     the branding "Yv1" and "Yv2" (Y for Year) could replace exact
>>     version numbers; so Feisty would be 7v1 and Feisty+1 would be 7v2.
> If you give blank CD RWs with Ubuntu branding away some bad guy(tm) could put
> bad stuff on it and spread that.
> (That way the gpg chain is broken that took soo long to put up on mirrors.)
> That would be bad publicity for Ubuntu/Canonical.
> just thinking....

i remember McDonalds had given away 10k mp3 (Sony) players with 10 or 12
songs on it in Japan for free.
That players also had an Win trojan on bord.

google for it

> bye Thilo
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- some friend of mine

gpg key: 0x4A411E09

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