Canonical fleeces the gnome foundation?
eapache at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 20:39:33 UTC 2011
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 2:59 PM, Patrick Goetz <pgoetz at mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> I found this article to be extremely disturbing. Surely the negative PR of
> such a move isn't worth $10000/yr in revenue? Who's making these
> brain-damaged decisions?
I too would be interested in hearing the rationale behind this decision.
Most of the article seems needlessly inflammatory, but the telling
part of the article was:
> But ask yourself whether this would seem
> Kosher if Microsoft or Apple [did the same thing].
I can't think of a reason why this kind of thing should be acceptable
for Canonical when it would clearly cause an uproar for Microsoft or
Apple to do something similar.
Just my two cents,
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