Re: Is Ubuntu a debian derivative or is it a fork?
> Is this judgement based on some experience you had with an Ubuntu
The observation (judgement is stretching it too far) is based on my
very limited experience with packages in Ubuntu which are/were missing
> I'd like to hear about it, because this is certainly not the common
> case, and there is an unfortunate amount of myth and rumour on this
Oh, it is definitely not the common case. My sample set is ~5
packages, and for most of them the maintainer of the Ubuntu package
were very interested in cooperation and co-maintenance.
My point is just that we should be aware of the border cases, and try
to find procedures to handle those as well.