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Re: [poll] Ubuntu column on DDPO visible by default?

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 02:53:12PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le vendredi 27 août 2010 à 07:14 +0200, Christian PERRIER a écrit :
> > It was indeed really interesting to see (at DebConf) the funny way
> > that all talks about such topics were mentioning "the Debian
> > derivatives" when, indeed, all that they were talking about was
> > Ubuntu. As I told to Matt Zimmermann later on in a private discussion,
> > this sometimes sounds like ack'ing that Ubuntu is indeed very special
> > as a Debian derivative (because of its prevalence) is something we are
> > really scared of.
> Does it mean that we should treat it specially? It is not only a matter
> of prevalence, it is also a matter of preserving the rules of equity in
> the project. I don’t recall us treating HP differently from our other
> sponsors when they were (still are?) the largest one.

In this regard, I don't believe it is being treated specially.  I expect
the DDPO maintainers would be happy to add links to other distributions'
bug trackers if they have per-package information.  My understanding is
that Ubuntu is the only one that has such information that can be linked


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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