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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 05:37:11PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Steve Kemp <skx@debian.org> 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.

Debian GNU/Linux System Administration

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