Open Enterprise Interview: Jono Bacon
Jan 30, 2008, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)
"GM: Could you say a little about how the Ubuntu community
works, for example: how it's run, and how development gets
apportioned between the community and Canonical's own coders? More
generally, how do the Ubuntu community and Canonical work together
to decide the overall direction of the project?
"JB: The Ubuntu community is a very open, fun, good-natured and
inclusive community. The beginning of a development period for a
new release involves the discussion of proposed features at an
Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS); an event in which anyone can submit
items to discuss, and the key items are discussed and functional
specifications are drafted..."