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Re: Debian Bug#20445 disagree

At 01:07 -0500 1998-04-17, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>>>"Marcus" == Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
>Marcus> Is gettext so unstable? I doubt it.
>	Dpes not matter. We should be respecting the upstream authors
> wishes. Already Debian has the reputation of not forwarding bugs
> upstream; I do not want to add to that a report that we flagrantly
> ignore express requests by the authours.
>	When it is ready. Early shipping is a major source of
> potential mebarrasement, and may alienate users.  If the authors
> themselves consider it unfit for general consumtion, are we not being
> presumtuous in saying we know the software better than the authors?

I find it odd that the GNU ftp site and mirrors thereof are not considered
"wide distribution" by gettext's author.


Joel "Espy" Klecker    <mailto:jk@espy.org>    <http://web.espy.org/>
Debian GNU/Linux Developer...................<http://www.debian.org/>

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