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Re: The number of popcon.debian.org-submissions is falling

Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

>> Maybe with some tagging as to the origin derivative, so that we can
>> handle cases where that data isn't useful?  There's no guarantee that
>> the Ubuntu package has much of anything to do with the Debian package
>> of the same name; it might not even be the same software.  They're
>> *normally* the same, but we could get some weird artifacts.

> Well, ubuntu is quite good with tagging the version. So anything
> reported from popularity-contest 1.48ubuntu1 is from ubuntu. :)

This is true for packages that Ubuntu has imported from Debian and then
updated, but I don't believe this is true for packages that are introduced
directly into Ubuntu and then separately introduced directly into Debian

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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