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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 10:27:31PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 01:26:25AM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 11:35:24PM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > > I believe Ubuntu fills an important gap in the Debian world and as such
> > Ubuntu is not part of the Debian world, because it does not share the
> > values that found Debian.
> That's kind of a strange position to take, isn't it?  Does this mean that
> the many users who use Debian directly sheerly on technical excellence
> alone, without sharing Debian's "founding values", are not part of the
> "Debian world"?  For that matter, I don't know of any derivative Debian
> distributions that require their developers to agree to the social contract;
> so by that standard, are *any* of them part of the "Debian world"?

Intuitively, I would not expect any standard to classify any of the
current derivatives as 'part of the Debian world'. We have very little
interaction with any of them.

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