Time to Choose, Ubuntu Fans: Rage or Reason?
May 05, 2008, 10:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Gould)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to AlexGr
for this link. ]
"My post last week about Ubuntu's embrace of the profit motive
(exemplified in sponsor Canonical's release of a proprietary and
non-free management tool) triggered a pretty remarkable flood of
venom and invective in my direction. Fortunately, the Internet
shielded me from the buckets of froth and spittle I would otherwise
"Anger is a tool that evolution has bestowed upon us for coping
with dangerous situations. However, it does sometimes interfere
with cognition. For example, a lot of the commenters on my post
assumed that I was attacking Canonical and Mark Shuttleworth for
wanting to make money..."