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Re: [ad-hominem construct deleted]

On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 09:41:58AM +0100, cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis) wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 January 2006 00:39, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > The full quote is "We sync our packages to Debian regularly, because that
> > introduces the latest work, the latest upstream code, and the newest
> > packaging efforts from a huge and competent open source community.
> > Without Debian, Ubuntu would not be possible."  It should be obvious from
> > the remainder of the sentence that it is talking about propagation of
> > changes *from* Debian *to* Ubuntu.
> syncinc _to_ debian implies that changes are _pushed_ to Debian regularly, 
> whereas in actuallity they're simply made available for pull by Debian (in 
> most cases)

I am pleased to report to all who were confused or offended by the
ambiguities in these quotations that Mark has clarified them both in the
wiki already.

> Considere the following:
> - right now there are no Ubuntu changes to my package
> - if Ubuntu suddenly does change my package for whatever reason, there's 
> absolutely no way I'll suddenly know to go check the patch page.

The PTS already contains this information; if you want asynchronous
notification, that should be easy to arrange within the PTS.

 - mdz

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