As I read Mark Shuttlesworth (hope i got it correct) is the one calling the shots through his owned created trust (God bless him). My question is that what will happen if he (God forbid) suddenly withdraws his funds from the Ubuntu project?
As Ubuntu is an established brand, with many supporters and a good reputation most likely some sponsor will buy them out and continue. But this is not going to happen some time soon. Also such a speculative question is usually