[ale] linux recommendations

James Sumners james at sumners.ath.cx
Thu Dec 23 08:40:01 EST 2004

Why? It is a word from their culture that holds some significant meaning for

On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 08:13:07 -0500
Geoffrey <esoteric at 3times25.net> wrote:

> James Sumners wrote:
> > Dude, I don't think they are at all related. The driving organization
> > behind Ubuntu Linux is Canonical Ltd. I can't find any link between
> > ubuntu.org and the other two. If the two were linked I think that
> > they would at least share some _similar_ registrant information but
> > they are not even registered in the same countries. In fact, the
> > person that registered ubuntulinux.org founded HBD Venture Capital
> > (http://www.hbd.com/) and has a personal site at 
> > http://www.markshuttleworth.com/ which doesn't seem to mention
> > anything close to what ubuntu.org stands for.
> > 
> > So, I am having a real hard time buying the statement that Ubuntu
> > Linux hates America.
> Maybe they should have been more careful in choosing a name.
> -- 
> Until later, Geoffrey
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James Sumners

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