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Ubuntu Founder Urges Linux Patch and Bug Collaboration

Jun 15, 2007, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"When Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu founder and CEO of Canonical Ltd., spoke at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit at the Googleplex, he didn't talk about Ubuntu, patents, or hardware vendor partnerships. Instead he devoted his keynote speech to the importance of collaboration in fixing bugs and getting timely patches out to Linux users.

"Shuttleworth opened by saying that today we are engaged in a conflict of ideas. 'It's not about Red Hat vs. Microsoft or open source fans vs. the evil empire, any more than the Cold War was about the U.S. vs. the Soviet Union. The conflict is really about ideas...'"

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