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

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Tue May 27 10:20:31 UTC 2008

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 06:11:10PM +0800, John McCabe-Dansted wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Markus Hitter <mah at jump-ing.de> wrote:
> > - Even if it's distribution specific it's still a commitment to the
> > whole as long as it's open source. Other developers can look there to
> > get an idea how some tasks were done. Always better than starting
> > from scratch entirely.
> To my mind the biggest contribution downstream projects make is saving
> developers time. My experience suggests that it if you are a developer
> and you want to spend less time fighting your distro and more time
> doing actual productive coding, then Ubuntu is one of the better
> choices.

Interesting...  Could you explain this in more detail?
> It could perhaps make things even easier for developers, but thats
> another kettle of fish.

I'd be interested in hearing your further thoughts on this.  (I've had
my own thoughts on this, but would love to see other's ideas.)


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