[ubuntu-marketing] Making Canonical's/Ubuntu's contributions more visible
onno at itmaze.com.au
Wed May 28 00:38:18 UTC 2008
On 28/05/08 08:30, Onno Benschop wrote:
> On 27/05/08 18:11, John McCabe-Dansted wrote:
>> 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
> As an IT consultant I've been able to contribute more to Ubuntu than any
> distribution or project before. I can submit bugs, create patches,
> provide user help and participate with a very low entry point. I can
> become a member of a team
> Over the years I've contributed to other projects, but never felt that
> it was noticed - I'm not talking about a thank-you, just that when you
> made a contribution, it was picked up, looked at, critiqued and used
> where appropriate. Ubuntu does this better than any other group of
> people I know.
Hmm, seems I got distracted when hitting send here :|
What I meant the first paragraph to say was this:
As an IT consultant I've been able to contribute more to Ubuntu than any
distribution or project before. I can submit bugs, create patches,
provide user help and participate with a very low entry point. I can
become a member of a team where I can contribute to a specific aspect
of the project on a code and policy level.
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