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

On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 09:19:06AM -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> The fact is that Ubuntu has proactively contributed a lot of code back to
> Debian, much more than most Debian derivatives have.  I see no reason why
> claims that Ubuntu is not doing _enough_, or making it easy _enough_ for
> Debian to merge its work pales in contrast to the fact that many other
> organizations have done, and are doing, nothing whatsoever in this regard.

This is of course true.  However, most of us know the Canonical dudes as 
close friends and great figures of Debian, so we might have expected a bit
more from Ubuntu than from, say, Linspire, where (at least I) don't have 
any emotional connection with at all.


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