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Re: debian on distrowatch

On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 11:12:14AM +0800, Ladislav Bodnar wrote:

> > Also the Origin of Debian is not "USA". You can say "World" or
> > "Internet".
> I was aware of the very international nature of the Debian project.
> Nevertheless, it seems a trend that many Linux distributions have
> world-wide contributors and employees nowadays, so I don't think it is
> fair to say that Debian is "Internet", while claim that Red Hat is all
> American or that Mandrake is all French. What I am looking for here is
> more like a central management or decision-making authority. If this is
> located in the USA, than I would rather state it, even at the risk of not
> being completely accurate.  Otherwise I might just omit this row
> completely, since most projects are international anyway, at least to a
> certain degree.

I understand your intentions, but even with this interpretation, it is
incorrect to say that Debian has a central management or decision-making
authority in the US.

In general, decisions are made by consensus or official vote among
developers, so these decisions are truly global in origin.

 - mdz

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