Posted by: Administrator
on November 15, 2006 07:14 AM
Wait for and year or two and see what happens. Ubuntu has already deviated from some of its original goals - now they want to get into servers and commercialization!
The formula is simple<nobr> <wbr></nobr>... start doling out stuff for free<nobr> <wbr></nobr>... build a user base<nobr> <wbr></nobr>... kill competitors and you are the KING! The Microsoft formula. Only it will not work for Shuttleworth because the moment he goes commercial someone else would offer a repackaged version of Ubuntu (much like gnewsense) for free.
I don't think there is anything wrong with commercialization<nobr> <wbr></nobr>... but when one takes adavantage of other people's (read Debian) labor to make money and glorify it with names like UBUNTU it is just not right.
Shuttleworth's true colors will soon be evident all you got to do is wait.