I blog about Ubuntu Linux - can I request a review for inclusion of my content on The Fridge

Paul Tagliamonte 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:
> Hi,


> 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[1].

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.

> Cheers,
> -dave
>> 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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