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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 05:33:33PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> 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?

That we're here to build a superior operating system, not to engage in
counterproductive wanking out of jealousy over others success?

Oh, wait, you're not a DD, so I guess this is a different "we" you're
talking about having "officially" discourage Ubuntu's existence.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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