Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth on Monday detailed how Ubuntu will split from the GNOME user interface for Unity, which is its Netbook approach. Simply put, Ubuntu will have a custom user interface.
The reaction to various press reports from Computerworld, Ars Technica, and others has gone to extremes:
•First, Canonical could be portrayed as evil because it's flipping its middle finger to the open-source community.
•Others say that GNOME was hard to work with.
•And then you get your Unity sniping.
Read more of "Ubuntu splits from GNOME UI: A good, pragmatic move" at ZDNet's Between the Lines.