Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?
On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 05:37:11PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Steve Kemp <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Neither Ubuntu nor Debian do anything special to get hardware support
> > that is provided by the kernel proper and tools that neither group
> > created.
> That's not actually true. I do a lot of work in Ubuntu to add extra
> hardware support.
OK I stand corrected.
I did consider that software suspend, etc, probably gets a fair amount
work. But mostly I was thinking of hardware support which is mostly a
kernel issue. (Along with the difference between free vs. non-free firmware).
> If Debian had slightly less of a culture of
> "Keep your hands off my package", I'd do it here instead.
That seems understandable. I'm keen on teams, but even more keen
on a less "ownery" stance by package owners.
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