Is Canonical Becoming The New Microsoft?
Feb 10, 2010, 04:32 (14 Talkback[s])
"Whoah! Hold on everyone. Let me don my asbestos suit first will
"Right then. I have been thinking about this post for some time
and I think the time is probably right for pressing the old
"I am not trying to incite riots or wars in the halls of
residence or corridors of power but Canonical/Ubuntu is starting to
catch more “bad karma” than is healthy for it IMHO.
"Let’s start with Mono. Yep. It’s been a prickly
thorn for many and the concerns expressed are not going away.
There’s no point in raking over the old ground; it is just
one of the bad-karma attractants in a growing list. Then we have
Ubuntu One. Proprietary, closed, caused much debate and friction
when announced and now the possibility of a Windows version
"Next comes dumping GIMP, OOo and other much-loved applications
from the default installation of versions of the forthcoming