August 5, 2009, 6:49 am
Mark Shuttleworth has joined into the discussion on Debian release cycles; it's a rather lengthy attempt to make peace. "We're already seeing a growing trend towards cadence in free software, which I think is a wonderful move. Here, we are talking about elevating that to something that the world has never seen in proprietary software (and never will) - an entire industry collaborating. Collaboration is the primary tool we have in our battle with proprietary software, we should take the opportunities that present themselves to make that collaboration easier and more effective."