Ubuntu and window controls
Posted Mar 25, 2010 12:12 UTC (Thu) by ewan
Parent article: Ubuntu and window controls
That runs counter to how some people believe that community distributions should be run.
Ubuntu is in no sense a community distribution. It's much more akin to something like Redhat Enterprise in development terms. There's an open, community led, essentially democratic upsteam (Debian and Fedora), then a commercial organisation (Canonical or Redhat) takes the output from that, pares it down to something they think they can support, and adds some twists for 'differentiation'. There may also be a community repository to add back in some of the things that got left out (Universe and EPEL).
It's not a bad model, per se, but it does no-one any good to try to call it something it's not.
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