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Re: plagiarism of reiserfs by Debian

Eric Schwartz writes:
> Except in extreme cases, we don't overrule a package maintainer's
> decision to package the software he maintains however he likes.  I don't
> see any indication he has tried unsuccessfully to air his concerns with
> the maintainer

I think this is because like most people he does not understand how
decentralized Debian is.  There seems to be a widespread belief that
packages are added to Debian at the direction of a central authority.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, Wisconsin

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