I blog about Ubuntu Linux - can I request a review for inclusion of my content on The Fridge
paultag at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 28 01:28:30 BST 2010
On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 8:03 PM, David Hart <thinkhard at gmail.com> wrote:
> I blog about Ubuntu Linux at
> http://www.kzenpragmaticist.org/search/label/Ubuntu (my most recent entry is
> quoted below).
> Can I / how do I request a review for inclusion of my content on The Fridge?
The Fridge is for major Ubuntu announcements, you can see the kind of
material posted there on the site.
It's not articles of opinion or anything like that. That is over at
planet.ubuntu.com, and that is a syndication of Ubuntu Members.
>> Why Ubuntu Linux will WIN (2010-04-28)
>> NB: this is NOT in a zero-sum game, so the term 'win' must be taken in
>> that context!
>> IMO: Mark Shuttleworth thoroughly noodled out last year exactly how and
>> why Canonical is NOT competing directly with Microsoft; rather, as Linas
>> Torvals commented in 2003,"Really, I'm not out to destroy Microsoft. That
>> will just be a completely unintentional side effect," Shuttleworth figured
>> out that Canonical's best strategy is to out-Apple Apple.
>> So, Why will Ubuntu Linux WIN? (5-year horizon win)
>> Steve Jobs is a dying lunatic (sure, he's a genius but, as history teaches
>> us, lunacy and genius are NOT mutally exclusive), while Mark Shuttleworth is
>> a young, healty and imminently rational super-achiever on a mission. Not to
>> mention that this super-achiever leads a flock of thousands of opensource
>> developers (plus others) dedicated to the success of Ubuntu Linux, while
>> the lunatic tries to hold together an over-supervised staff that live in
>> fear. NB: this is CLSASSIC Bazaar vs Cathredal stuff.
>> Mind you, I have NO doubt that Apple will continue to see record profits
>> AND grow its marketshare year-on-year for the forseable future.
>> But, so will Canonical (with, in my estimation, Ubuntu achieving
>> marketshare parity with OS X within 5 years); it is THIS suprise market
>> disruption will be Microsoft's undoing.
>> Ubuntu Linux: Mac 'for the rest of us'
>> Posted by David Hart at 9:15 AM
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