Does Kubuntu really need to be it's own distro?

Senectus . senectus at
Thu Jun 16 03:31:03 UTC 2005

Why is it being classed as it's own distro? 
Surely Ubuntu, Kubuntu and all the users in general would be a great
deal better off if support/repositories etc were condensed into one..
after all it's ONLY a slightly different GUI.

It disturbs me to see even distro watch counts it separate:

Forking is good in some situations (xorg) but this is getting

Am I wrong?

Ubuntu Hoary 5.04 
Our OS who art in CPU, LINUX be thy name. Thy programs run, thy
syscalls done, In kernel as it is in user!

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