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Re: Filing bugs with upstream

On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 12:43:51 -0800 (PST), Mike Mestnik
<cheako911@yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 12:40:42 -0600, Kenneth Pronovici wrote:
> > It's not as simple as saying that these people are "not willing to be a
> > maintainer".  In my case, these were otherwise quite responsible
> > maintainers who just didn't feel it was their responsibility to deal
> > with upstream bugs.  So, like I said, we have some internal
> > disagreements on this subject, and we don't have a solid policy that
> > says what we're supposed to do with upstream bugs.
> Let's get some things straight.
> 1. Most upstreams has stated vary plainly that there software is NOT FIT
> FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  I think this includes, but is not limited to,
> being used in any way by Debian.
> This would imply that the Debian community can ask nothing of them, YMMV.

Most developers do not guarantee it's fit for anything.
I don't think they claim/guarantee it's not fit for anything (or fit
for nothing).

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