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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@ubuntu.com> writes:

> In practice, it doesn't work out to mean the same thing, however.  Most of
> the packages in universe are maintained only by the Debian maintainer, and
> propagated unmodified into Ubuntu.  It is only when there is a specific
> motive to change the package in Ubuntu that anyone on that team will touch
> it.

They are *not* maintained by the Debian maintainer, for the simple
reason that the Debian maintainer does not have control over the
contents of the package!

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