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Init wars: Shuttleworth's copyright licensing hangs over debate

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Ubuntu

As the debate on the default init system for the next Debian release winds down, one fact emerges: the copyright licensing model adopted by Canonical has been a decisive factor in the choice made by the technical committee.

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