[ubuntu-marketing] Making Canonical's/Ubuntu's contributions more visible

Przemysław Kulczycki przemekkulczycki at gmail.com
Fri May 23 09:36:32 UTC 2008


Nick Ali pisze:
> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 8:00 AM, Przemysław Kulczycki
> <przemekkulczycki at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [disclaimer]
>> I don't know which list is the best to discuss it because there is no
>> specific list for discussing Ubuntu's website, so sorry for the duplication.
>> When the thread expands someone could decide to keep it on only one list.
>>
>> Now let's get to the point.
>> One of the often accusations against Ubuntu is that it only takes from other
>> projects (Debian, Red Hat, Novell/Suse...) and doesn't give back anything.
>> Ubuntu should make it more visible for others to see what does it contribute
>> to upstream/floss community.
>> Red Hat and Novell have websites listing their contributions to free
>> software:
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RedHatContributions
>> http://www.redhat.com/truthhappens/leadership/osdevelopment/
>> http://www.novell.com/company/affiliations/
> 
> This is more of an issue for developers than the website itself. I
> also believe that it was discussed during FOSSCamp.

Good. I hope something will be done about it ASAP.
Reading all those comments about Ubuntu not contributing anything is 
really irritating.

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