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Re: Bug#255324: your mail

On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 09:13:26PM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Aug 20, Marc Haber <mh+debian-bugs@zugschlus.de> wrote:
> > You must seriously be out of your mind. What is the problem with
> > fixing a small typo in an example? Why do you refuse to fix?
> I don't even know if it's a typo or it was intended to be this way.
> Definitely it's not something relevant.
> I like keeping changes in my packages to the least possible number.
> If you feel so strongly about this please send a patch upstream.

Here's an idea: how about *you* send it upstream on your user's behalf?
You are the maintainer, after all.  That couldn't possibly take any more
work than having this conversation.

I have a hard time understanding this.  You have an opportunity to make
your Debian package *better* than upstream by changing one character,
and you're actively trying to avoid it?  You wouldn't even have to
upload immediately - I can't imagine Marc would have complained if you
had waited a bit for another set of changes that better warranted an


Kenneth J. Pronovici <pronovic@debian.org>

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