Mark Shuttleworth , The Godfather of Ubuntu in Ubuntu Developer Summit.
What is UDS?
At the beginning of a new development cycle, Ubuntu developers from around the world gather to help shape and scope the next release of Ubuntu. The summit is open to the public, but it is not a conference, exhibition or other audience-oriented event. Rather, it is an opportunity for Ubuntu developers — who usually collaborate online — to work together in person on specific tasks.
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