Quote Originally Posted by etnlWings View Post
The only thing it demonstrates is that you've both got different definitions of tall poppy syndrome - with pinkfunkybeat's being slightly more correct, ie. poppies of merit, rather than mere popularity.
But I think what Canonical have done does deserves merit. Being one of the players in increasing the popularity of desktop Linux is only one of those things.

For that matter, so does Redhat, Suse, IBM, etc, etc (obviously).

I don't think to praise one company that's it's a requirement to sledge another.