Re: Canonical's business model
Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Monday 09 January 2006 10:02, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> This is fair. After all, that's what Free software is about. But I know
>> for sure that "contributing back to Debian" stuff is 100% talk and 0%
> There is at least one area where there is a substantial contribution from
> people working on Ubuntu and that is Debian Installer. I also think that
> X.Org maintenance has benefitted a lot from work done earlier for Ubuntu.
Let me add
- security patches for packages with copies of xpdf code
- a very much longed-for patch to build pdftex (in tetex-bin) against
libpoppler instead of against its copy of xpdf code.
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