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Re: Maemo Meeting Minutes 26 March 2011, 1400 UTC...

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 11:24:26AM +0200, Jeremiah C. Foster wrote:
> I'd like to say to the Maemo Council, old and new, that there is an
> excellent way to move Maemo forward. Not just as a legacy operating
> system for Nokia devices, but even for newer devices. That way 
> forward is through Debian. 

AOL!  Thanks Jeremiah for this introduction mail.

> I'm on that mailing list as is the current Debian Project Leader who
> has worked very hard with other Debian Developers to create a vibrant
> resource for derivatives to contribute to Debian and for Debian to
> contribute to derivatives. This cooperation is very important and
> works to enocurage the health of the overall Debian community.

Absolutely yes. I'm a N900 owner and user myself although I confess I've
never took the time to look under the hood at the packaging level to
check how much it's close to Debian or not. Nonetheless, if Maemo folks
are interested in giving back some of their changes to Debian, be it for
making their maintenance activities easier or for benefiting other users
of Debian-based distro, please talk to us. The debian-derivatives
mailing list is the right place where you can find advice on who to
contact to better integrate your changes into Debian proper.

Thanks for your interest in Debian,

Stefano Zacchiroli -o- PhD in Computer Science \ PostDoc @ Univ. Paris 7
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