Re: Debian derivatives and the Maintainer: field (again)
On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 04:54:36PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes:
> > Besides which, do you honestly know which packages other Debian derivatives
> > rebuild? As a rule, they are far less communicative about their practices
> > than Ubuntu.
> How does the behavior of other Debian derivatives matter?
> As a rule, those other derivatives do not cooperate with Debian. If
> Ubuntu wants to be like them, fine, but don't say you cooperate with
> Debian if that's what you want to do.
To be fair, co-operation and attribution are really separate issues.
We do need to be consistent about each. Any complaint we have about
co-operation with Ubuntu should not mean we have special requirements
with regard to attribution.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>