Canonical answers Ubuntu phone critics

Needless to say, arguments quickly developed about how “real” Ubuntu’s attempts to develop a common Linux distribution were. Seigo maintained that Canonical is in the wrong because, “Right now Canonical is stating things which they are currently not able to provide.”

I asked Canonical for their take and Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical and Ubuntu’s founder, replied, “By the time the work is complete, one Ubuntu codebase will deliver all four experiences: the desktop, the phone, the tablet and the TV. And one application binary will be able to do the same. It’s not complicated; there’s no point in splitting hairs over the semantics”

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