Ubuntu 7.07

Steve B linuxcodehacker at gmail.com
Sat Sep 23 03:04:49 UTC 2006

On 9/22/06, Joel Bryan Juliano <joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com> wrote:
> While 666 means the mark of the beast, 6 symbolically means incompetence
> because according to the great book, 7 is the perfect number, Genesis 2:3,
> Psalms 12:6, 2 Kings 5:10,14. And 6 repeated 3 times means only 1 thing...
> Incompetence repeated 3 times.
> So I proposed upon reaching Ubuntu 7.07, that we must be full compliance
> among all Linux distributions, particularly in LSB, OSI, and
> Freedesktop.org.
> To sum up if all of these compliance test meets Ubuntu, I have some details.
> LSB: According to http://www.freestandards.org/en/Products,
> Ubuntu isn't in the list yet, and it is found in the Planned certification
> status.
> http://www.freestandards.org/en/LSB_Distribution_Status, to
> sum up, Ubuntu is not yet certified. Failed.
> OSI: This is not the
> "please-do-not-take-sally's-pantie-away" layers. This is
> the Open Source Initiative. Evidently, Ubuntu have done a strict compliance
> with this, by not including non open source codecs, libraries, and
> application.. to sum up, Passed!
> Freedesktop.org: This is really a tough compliance standards, since there's
> alot of specifications and some of the applications haven't meet those
> specifications. Gladly, there are areas where Ubuntu have done great in
> implementations, like Fontconfig, Xft, RandR, Cairo, DRI & Mesa,
> Translation, Modularization, and Docbook. But there's still alot of exciting
> standards that Ubuntu can meet, notably, XCB as a replacement of Xlib, Color
> Management & Oyranos, and Project Portland. to sum up, Not graded.
> Please add up another Linux standards that may be planned upon compliance
> certification.
> Thank you for taking time to read my mail.
> Regards,
> Joel
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What about the free software foundation standard? or have we all now
become content with convientantly leaving the FSF and GNU standards
out now?  Ubuntu isn't listed on the GNU website because it may not
include non-free software out of the box, but it does promote it.  How
about we try and do something about that.

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