> Shuttleworth has created an entire distribution,
No he didn't, he essentially ripped off debian's work.
> done things in a different way,
Which isn't necessarily a good thing.
> great focus on user experience,
Yeah, like every other desktop distro. duh.
> You're turning your disagreement in the way he does things in a personal attack.
Promoting and developing non-OSS software (like Ubuntu One) is a direct attack on the values of the OSS community. This is a fact, not an opinion.