Ubuntu Kernel Conribuitions

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 22 15:33:57 UTC 2008


On Mo, 2008-09-22 at 16:12 +0100, (``-_-´´) -- Fernando wrote:
> First, I'm sorry for the cross posting, but this subject concerns both areas.
> 
> I've been attending several distros users meeting this last year, and had my last one at OpenSuse ENOS08 [1].
> In every meeting I go, I keep hearing that Ubuntu/Canonical does not help the GNU/Linux ecosystem by providing patchs.
> Me, and other Ubunteros present, always try to show that that is not true, and show them several examples of what is being done.
> Just this week, I emailed OpenSuse-pt users list showing an kernel patch example and a possible reason for why they dont see many Ubuntu entries: lots of the Core DEVs use their employer's email, Canonical.
> 
> Then a user replied back with [2]. As I was reading I noticed the ironic way the writer was using, and I would like to know if this is FUD, or if actually Ubuntu/Canonical FOSS ecosystem is as small as those numbers show.
> 
> Thanks in advance, and lets keep making the best FOSS OS, the best it can be.
> 
> [1] http://pt.opensuse.org/Eventos/ENOS
> [2] http://www.kroah.com/log/linux/lpc_2008_keynote.html
> 
the agressive canonical bashing greg did was answered in several blog
posts [1], [2], [3] and is discussed in a lwn.net thread [4]

ciao
	oli

[1] http://mdzlog.wordpress.com/2008/09/17/greg-kh-linux-ecosystem/
[2]
http://dustinkirkland.wordpress.com/2008/09/18/whats-behind-gregkhs-latest-rant/
[3]
http://mdzlog.wordpress.com/2008/09/20/plumbers-conference-retrospective/
[4] http://lwn.net/Articles/298864/


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