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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu



On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 02:26:36AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> > 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"?

>         The context here is whether announcements from such groups
>  are on topic on d-d-a. I have a local LUG where lots of people use
>  Debian -- and there are debian based install fests and so on (and
>  talks, and BOF meetings over beer and pizza). I am not sure I think
>  gating the announcements from my LUG to the d-d-a list is
>  appropriate.

>         In this context, we have a low volume lists that all
>  developers are supposed to subscribe to, and keeping the noise in the
>  mailing list down is probably best.

I wasn't defending the post to d-d-a, which I agree was pretty
inappropriate; I'm just trying to figure out this odd attempt at
excommunication.

-- 
Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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