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Re: Bug#464392: ITP: libdebian-package-make-perl -- Perl extension for autobuilding Debian packages

Quoting Hilko Bengen (bengen@debian.org):

> I just had a look at what the other kids are doing:
> dpkg: package maintenance system for Debian
> dpkg-dev: package building tools for Debian
> apt: Advanced front-end for dpkg
>      This is Debian's next generation front-end for the dpkg package
>      manager. [...]
> devscripts: scripts to make the life of a Debian Package maintainer
>             easier
> dh-make: tool that converts source archives into Debian package source
> dh-make-perl: Create Debian packages from perl modules

Well, them doing this does not necessarily mean they are right.

Actually, most descriptions of these longstanding tools would really
deserve some review and I would actually propose the same unbranding
in many parts of them.

> I'd rather leave that as it is. The package won't be as useful for the
> less free operating systems based on Debian anyhow.

derivatives distros != Ubuntu if this is what you mean by this

There are other players in the game which are as free as Debian is.
Why imply that something that's based on Debian is less free than Debian?

I consider that doing our best to make the work of CDD easier is part
of our commitment.....which may include using as less "branding" as we

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