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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Everything sounds good, but is this a volunteer or business effort? What is the business plan here? How are these guys going to make money? Are they sponered?
If they have a good distro, I'd like them to stick around for a while.
Posted Sep 15, 2004 19:37 UTC (Wed) by mmarsh (subscriber, #17029)
"Canonical Ltd. is committed to the development, distribution and promotion of open source software products, and to providing tools and support to the open source community."
So it sounds like their business model is custom tools and support.
Posted Sep 15, 2004 19:45 UTC (Wed) by holstein (subscriber, #6122)
It do looks like the idea is "tools and support", while trying to build a community :
Ubuntu is a community driven project. It is with and through community feedback and participation that Ubuntu is directed, improved, and brought forward.
In the Community section.
Posted Sep 15, 2004 21:18 UTC (Wed) by wookey (subscriber, #5501)
Posted Sep 15, 2004 21:49 UTC (Wed) by BrucePerens (guest, #2510)
Posted Sep 16, 2004 8:16 UTC (Thu) by aseigo (guest, #18394)
Posted Sep 16, 2004 12:56 UTC (Thu) by louie (subscriber, #3285)
Posted Sep 20, 2004 2:10 UTC (Mon) by BrucePerens (guest, #2510)
So far, I haven't locked anyone out of the project nor have I discouraged anyone from taking on an ambitious task as long as it doesn't block the critical path to make this upcoming release. My policy is "show me". Do what you want within UserLinux or elsewhere, and make it work, and there's a much better chance that I'll believe in your vision.
If instead you want to send me a really long rambling email about what is wrong with Linux, as a number of people are wont to do, I will attempt to read it (some of them are impenetrable), but in general have not been able to generate a coherent plan out of such things.
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