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Re: Is Ubuntu a debian derivative or is it a fork?

[Matt Zimmerman]
> I don't have any hard statistics, but here are some random examples of
> patches whose development was sponsored by Canonical, were tested and proven
> in Ubuntu, were proactively submitted to Debian by an Ubuntu developer, and
> remain in debbugs months later without comment from the maintainer:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=298060

This one got lots of comments from the defacto maintainer of the
shadow package, Christian Perrier.

> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=298064

This one was left in silence.

So half of the random examples were left in silence, and the other
half got serious considerations.  Good to know.

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