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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?

Wow, just when I thought you couldn't be a bigger tool you write this. I've
had great experiences working with Ubuntu developers (who are, quite
simply, often Debian developers and thus part of our little tribe) and I
look forward to more of the same.  Maybe the next time you start trying to
do some real work for Debian rather than troll -project you'll find this
out for yourself.

 - David Nusinow

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