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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> 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. All the code gets pushed upstream so will end up in 
> Debian too, but Ubuntu's lack of a concept of package ownership makes it 
> massively easier to do integration work - rather than filing half a 
> dozen bugs and having to chase people up, I can just upload the 
> packages. Given the amount of time I currently have available to me, I 
> tend to choose the latter. If Debian had slightly less of a culture of 
> "Keep your hands off my package", I'd do it here instead.

Feel free to improve my packages. I would like to have more people

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