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

On Sun, Jun 05, 2005 at 07:45:58AM +0100, Stephen Birch wrote:

> On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 00:53 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > There isn't much that I can do about packages that I don't maintain; we have
> > some tools for this, but it is primarily a matter of personal preference
> > (and not Debian dogma) how packages are maintained in Debian.  If there is
> > some concrete way that you feel that we can help encourage team-oriented
> > maintenance of packages, I'd like to hear it.
> Excellent!!
> This may already happen but a good start would be to arrange for the
> Ubuntu tools to *automatically* copy bug reports and patches on a
> package to the packages DD.
> That way the DD is alerted to the changes in a timely manner.

We're already working on this functionality.

 - mdz

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