Small Last Minute Changes (Sorry!)

Nick Loeve ubuntu at
Fri Mar 25 05:07:22 UTC 2005

Benj. Mako Hill wrote:
> Greetings!
> I have talked to a few of you on IRC already but I wanted to say to
> the group that I can't thank you guys enough for the work that you've
> done on the documentation. :)
> Jane Silber handles most of the business side of Canonical. She
> doesn't ask much of us but she's made a suggestion regarding the
> "About Ubuntu" page that I think we need to follow up on. Basically,
> the description about "the difference" between Ubuntu and other
> distributions tends to sort of take a self-deprecating tone describing
> Ubuntu as "yet another contender" and describing the world of serious
> distributions without mentioning Ubuntu. I think she's right and it's
> an easy change to make.
> I've gone ahead and made the minor neccessary change in the
> repository. I know it's well after the string freeze and it may muck
> up any translations but we think getting this fixed is worth it.  I've
> tried to trip rather than rewrite because I know that helps.
> The same text also was copied into the quickguide. I've fixed it in
> both places and attached the patch here.
> I do not have commit access to the repository so I'd appreciated
> someone looking it over and getting it in quickly if possible.
> Thanks again!
> Regards,
> Mako


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