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Re: Steering back on topic [Was: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]]

Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> On Tue, 02 May 2006 18:43:17 -0400
> "Roberto C. Sanchez" <roberto@familiasanchez.net> wrote:
>>Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> [...]
>>>Why Ubuntu?  Because it's a /new/ Debian, a /better/ Debian?
>>>Cybe R. Wizard -    ;-]
>>No.  Because it is developed by Canonical Ltd., a corporation, which
>>was the criteria set forth being considered "always evil".  I suppose
>>I could have included Progeny, Libranet, Xandros and Linspire in the
>>bunch as well.
> I believe it is only supported by Canonical, not developed by them
> although they do pay some developers.  In fact, aren't a lot of
> Debian's developers also Ubuntu devs?  I feel similarly about corporate
> endeavors generally but I really think Ubuntu is on a good track with
> its, "always free," and, "humanity toward others," philosophies. Is
> Libranet a corporate Linux? I understood it to be a father and son
> operation. Libra Computer Systems Ltd.  Limited liability company or
> corporate? It's Canadian so I don't know.
> Cybe R. Wizard

My mistake on Libranet.  The whole thing was supposed to come off with a
bit of sarcasm.  I guess it fell short.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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