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Re: Bug#141847: O: dupload -- Utility to upload Debian packages.

On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 12:13:14PM +0200, Tille, Andreas wrote:

> >   Same thing for simple tools.
> I can't see any real reason in which way two tools to upload Debian
> packages make Debian better.  Please give an explanation for such
> stubborn and stupid people like me.  In my eyes it would be a waste
> of time for developers.

  Developers decide what they want to do with their time. Period.
  You are not in a position to decide what you want them to work on. 

> The same for bug/reportbug.  Reportbug is much more developed and
> takes the user at his hand and lead through the report much more
> sophisticated than bug.

  As long as someone is willing to develop bug, bug will exist.

> It would be better for users if we would say: "Just use reportbug
> of you want to report a bug."  Now we have to say you could use
> reportbug or bug - just try it out and waste your time with this
> trial.  Or you could just write an E-Mail to BTS or write your
> own super duper bug reporting tool.

  Stop talking about one's time. I won't repeat myself. 

> You might have noticed that freedom every time has a price.  One
> important part of this price in the Free Software world is developer
> time.  I wanted to decrease this price a little bit.  May be this
> opens the resource to write some software which does not exist yet.

  Once again. Stop talking about developers's time. We are not
  working for a company, but for a free software project. 

Jérôme Marant

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