Open Source Still the Best Way to Develop Software
Jul 23, 2008, 14:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"However, there's nothing magical about the Law. Just
because bugs are easier to find and fix, doesn't mean that all bugs
are found quickly or fixed quickly. People who actually work in
open source already know this.
"...We have a very good relationship with GNOME, for example,
with a very high percentage of bugs appropriately forwarded to the
relevant upstream bug tracker. In other projects, it's harder to
make a definitive statement. The percentage varies based on whether
the Ubuntu team members have good relationships upstream, or
whether there's a person acting as an ambassador from Ubuntu to