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

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 06:14:18PM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 03:08:51PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > I think it is high time we revisit the traditional Debian maintainer
> > model.  We have been aware of its weaknesses for years, and are most
> Personally, I agree, but this is something which needs to be addressed by
> Debian itself.  It is not the responsibility of derivatives, nor is there

Just to be clear, that is what I meant.

> Ubuntu in particular seems to have drawn attention to this situation due to
> the amount of activity that has happened in and around it, but it has
> existed since long before Ubuntu, and we run into it ourselves as hard as
> everyone else, if not harder.

Agreed.  Even regular Debian folks run into it all the time.

-- John

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