The Linux Ecosystem (with funny references to Gentoo vs Canonical)
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Joshua D Doll <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Saphirus Sage wrote:
>> Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>>> I found it quite interesting that even Gentoo beat Canonical in the
>>> amount of patches contributed upstream...
>> Good find, I actually didn't know about E-Trade using Gentoo servers. I
>> don't think it should be too surprising that Gentoo would contribute
>> more patches than Conical, as until today, I'd only actually heard of
>> one of them.
> This video brought up an interesting question by my friend (an ubuntu user).
> How would one go about getting Canonical or the ubuntu community to change
> their practice of not contributing fixes back upstream? Without having to
> change distributions.
I was sure I'd read something about Shuttleworth saying they were
going to start doing upstream fixes as it was one of their biggest
critisisms, and a quick google showed me this: