Re: Debian derivatives and the Maintainer: field (again)
On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 12:37:47PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.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?
We really don't need a stand-in for Andrew Suffield while he's away.