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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Debian freezes stable releases in Testing.
Ubuntu freezes from sid and adds a lot of newer alpha/beta/RC software (e.g. Kernel, Gnome, OO.org )
I will give Mark the benefit of the doubt and assume he wants to ship 10.4 with the same version of Gnome as 9.10 .. otherwise this will be a very hard sell for the Debian folks.
As we say in Germany: "The devil is in the details"
Shuttleworth: On cadence and collaboration
Posted Aug 5, 2009 22:15 UTC (Wed) by davi (guest, #18853)
Mark Shuttleworth (mark @ ubuntu.com) wrote:
"We're already seeing a growing trend towards cadence in free software, which I think is a wonderful move. Here, we are talking about elevating that to something that the world has never seen in proprietary software (and never will). Collaboration is the primary tool we have in our battle with proprietary software, we should take the opportunities that present themselves to make that collaboration easier and more effective."
Ubuntu is only partially free software because it is made of many programs; some are free and some are not. So trying to convince us talking about "our battle with proprietary software" is ...
That guy is an idiot or think we are idiots.
Posted Aug 5, 2009 23:06 UTC (Wed) by epa (subscriber, #39769)
Posted Aug 6, 2009 18:22 UTC (Thu) by dmarti (subscriber, #11625)
Offtopic: on distribution of proprietary software
Posted Aug 11, 2009 10:19 UTC (Tue) by pjm (subscriber, #2080)
However, I don't see how this is relevant to whether the proposal is good or not.
Posted Aug 11, 2009 19:06 UTC (Tue) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
remember that if someone wouldn't use linux due to the lack of a free driver for some component they aren't going to be using the free drivers for everything else in their system. so allowing for one proprietary driver can cause a dozen free drivers to be used that otherwise wouldn't be used.
Posted Aug 6, 2009 13:10 UTC (Thu) by RainCT (subscriber, #57473)
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