Real Local Community Growth

I was initially annoyed to see implications earlier on Planet Ubuntu that Ubuntu community was in decline. I was tempted to name this article "Why the Negativity? Let's Get On With Making Ubuntu Awesome"

Ubuntu community is not in decline, if you take a broader view and stick to basics. Some (may) continue to focus on a very narrow segment of society (developers mostly) and that's a shame. It's also not the ubuntu I joined. I seem to recall that "We're all one." We do not count certain types of people over others and we should not proclaim the decline of a community when a thin demographic is not increasing in numbers.

Let's define some terms:

Vancouver
A metropolitan area (city) in British Columbia, Canada.

Local
An area that is traversable on foot or bike or public transit within 45 minutes.

Community
A group of people that share an affinity to one another, historically by virtue of being local.

Growth
An increase in numbers over time.

Boundless
Without limit.

Any questions?

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The original article was tied to Ubuntu members and contributors your stats don't seem good.

Anyways does it matter after the Canonical acquisition wraps up Ubuntu as we know it will ve over

 
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--The original article was tied to Ubuntu members and contributors

Both of which represent a very thin slice of society. Is that how you define community?

--your stats don't seem good.

As compared to...?

--Anyways does it matter after the Canonical acquisition wraps up

Are you planning to buy Canonical? Know something we don't. Do share.

--Ubuntu as we know it will ve over

You mistake a project for a company.

 
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Do you have a link to the original article?

 
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Nope, but a web search for "Ubuntu trends" may help you find it.

 

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