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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On Saturday 29 July 2006 00:42, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Jul 28, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> wrote:
> > "innovation" is the industy's current buzzword. Doing things well even
> > if someone else had a similar idea before will outlive it.
> We used to take pride in inventing stuff like update-alternatives which
> solve long-time problems.
> > Or do you really think that udev is a useless project? After all, all
> > the innovation was done in devfs and hotplug.
> The innovation in udev (with HAL, new kernel features and other stuff)
> is allowing implementing new features which used to not be possible or
> required very complex hacks.
> There is a middle ground between useless and innovative, BTW.

Could you please give your definition for `innovation' ? (If it is about to 
distribute more and more non-free stuff, then I'm glad we have different 
definitions for innovation.)

What do you think Debian should innovate ?

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