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Koala will be 'a definitive shift' for Ubuntu Linux

Jul 07, 2009, 15:34 (1 Talkback[s])

"LXF: One of the most talked about things so far is the retention of 'no brown'. Are you thinking greens?

"MS: No. What I'm thinking is that we've built a team inside Canonical that's really passionate about design and about how you make software more open, more usable, by focusing people's attention on the right things at the right time. We have the capacity to do a great job.

"Brown has worked really well for us. It's distinctive, warm, human and friendly. But it's also challenging in a bunch of different ways. At this stage, there's no concrete decision as to what the next sort of theme will be. But we're starting to have the capacity where I'm confident to say, "Okay we can do something else now that might last five years." But I can't pre-empt that, I don't know what it is."

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