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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 10:46:57AM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> Debian is a project of volunteers.  I am a Debian volunteer.  I'm not
> going to write something just because you gripe at me about it.  I have
> no obligation to you.  I will work on things that are interesting to me.

Absolutely agreed.  One small addition though:

> Ubuntu has paid employees, which changes the equation entirely.

There are more than a few Debian developers who are employed to work on
Debian; they are simply less visible (and possibly more fragmented, working
for different organizations) than the developers who work for Canonical on

 - mdz

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