Re: divergence from upstream as a bug
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Pierre Habouzit <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 06:01:19AM +0000, Ben Finney wrote:
> > The Debian BTS is already on the list of places to go for
> > information about Debian package changes. The proposal in this
> > thread doesn't increase that.
> For _debian_ packagers yes. But such a tool would be useful for
> upstreams, and form them it *is* one another place to look at. And
> most wont, because for large upstreams, there's this huge userbase
> you see, and the huge number of downstreams, and huge number of
> downstreams issue trackers. They can't look at them all.
So it's already the case that they have a certain number of places to
look, *including* the Debian BTS if the work is packaged for Debian. I
don't see that this proposal changes that.
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