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

Miles Bader(miles@lsi.nec.co.jp)@2005-06-07 10:53:
> Stephen Birch <sgbirch@imsmail.org> writes:
> > The question was really this, if Ubuntu created a better bug tracking
> > program would Debian want to run the new software on the debian
> > servers thus replacing the current bug tracking programs?
> Is it better?

That is the $64,000 question.  IMHO the debian bug tracking tools are

> What I've read about Malone has been pretty vague; it would be nice to
> see a concise summary of the (intended) differences between it and the
> debian BTS.  Of particular interest is how well it deals with email bug
> handling, lack of which seems to be the most serious problem with many
> BTSs (e.g. bugzilla).

Yup ... again, debian bts does a great job with its email support.


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