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Re: Debian derivatives and the Maintainer: field (again)

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> writes:

> It is important, in particular, to account for the fact that Ubuntu is not
> the only Debian derivative, and that proposals like yours would amount to
> Debian derivatives being obliged to fork *every source package in Debian*
> for the sake of changing a few lines of text.

Yes.  Being a downstream modifier imposes costs.  Debian meets those
costs, how about you?

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