Shuttleworth defends Ubuntu's Linux contributions
Apr 04, 2012, 21:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
"When you look at the top 20 list of who?s been contributing to
Linux?s heart, you?ll find many familiar Linux names such as Novell
(now SUSE), Red Hat, and The Linux Foundation. Who you won?t find
is Canonical, Ubuntu Linux?s parent company.
In an e-mail, Shuttleworth explained to me that, ?Stabilizing
and maintaining the kernel is very important to Ubuntu. We have 25
or more kernel engineers at Canonical, focused on device enablement
from ARM through to Xeon, and QA [Quality Assurance].