"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
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