"Today a new feedback site is launched at brainstorm.ubuntu.com
that will make it easier for users of Ubuntu to suggests ideas for
improvements. Voting makes it clear which ideas have the most
support in the user community and should be given priority. We have
of course been inspired by the IdeaStorm site from our good friends
at Dell but modified the concept to fit our needs.
"The development team can now take the pulse on the most
pressing user issues and propose the ideas as topics at the Ubuntu
Development Summits and ultimately as specifications. Ubuntu
development is in turn driven by detailed specifications written up
in the wiki and tracked as blueprints in Launchpad..."