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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

On Sunday 22 January 2006 03:16, David Weinehall wrote:

> Since all Ubuntu packages are recompiled against a different set of
> libraries, the bug might not even affect the Debian package, even though
> they share the same source.  Hence having Ubuntu developers triage the
> bugs to rule out such issues before they are forwarded to Debian's BTS
> is always a good thing; thus the maintainer field should be changed
> for *binary packages*.  The source is the same, so the field should NOT
> be changed for *source packages*.

Given Ubuntu hopelessly complicates everything, pretends there is cooperation 
where there is none, and merely duplicates the effort of the debian-desktop 
project, and contributes nothing to the community or society, what's stopping 
us from officially discouraging Ubuntu's existence?

Paul Johnson
Email and IM (XMPP & Google Talk): baloo@ursine.ca
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