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

On Tue, May 31, 2005 at 08:56:15AM -0700, Stephen Birch wrote:
> The Ubuntu literature indicates that Ubuntu is a derivative of debian
> but it looks more like a fork to me.

One question that can hep deciding that issue is whether Ubuntu users
are also Debian users. 

As far as popularity-contest is involved, Ubuntu users are not Debian
users since they cannot report to popcon.debian.org because the 
popularity-contest package provided by Ubuntu report to popcon.ubuntu.com,
and does not include the support to report to popcon.debian.org even by
manually tweaking the configuration file.

Basically we have two packages that share the same name but include
unrelated softwares.

Is it a bug or a feature ?

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here.

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