Kubuntu’s Jonathan Riddell talked about the recent changes to the licensing procedures on the Ubuntu project, and he said that there are still some important problems that have been left unresolved.
Canonical announced a couple of days ago that the company had made some changes to its policies in order to comply with GPL, but voices in the community are saying that it’s not enough and that more effort needs to be made. Kubuntu’s Jonathan Riddell talked about the remaining issues at length on his blog.
Many of you will remember the conflict between Jonathan Riddell and Canonical, which ended with his removal from the Kubuntu Community Council. He’s now just a simple member of the community and developer for Kubuntu. He said on numerous occasions that Canonical’s policy regarding Ubuntu is not well put together and that it causes problems for other projects as well. In fact, these issues were in a discussion during his conflict with Canonical and the Ubuntu Council.
Submitted by: Silviu Stahie