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Re: Gnome bug 94684

On 26-Apr-01, 06:52 (CDT), "Jaldhar H. Vyas" <jaldhar@debian.org> wrote: 
> On 25 Apr 2001, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
>> Second, I can't keep track of who "upstream" is for all the Debian
>> packages.
> Why not?  It's in the copyright file of each package.  If it isn't--that's
> a bug.
> Zhaoway is right that you're a big boy and can talk to upstream
> developers without having to go through a middleman.

Yes, Thomas *could* report the bug upstream. However, he shouldn't have
to; one of the Debian developer's jobs is to deal with this kind of
stuff, even if "dealing with it" is only forwarding it upstream and
marking it as such in the BTS. Our user's have every right to expect


Steve Greenland <stevegr@debian.org>
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