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Re: Ubuntu/Debian cooperation [was: Complaint about #debian operator]

On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 10:50:54AM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Dec 2005, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > > OTOH, I've seen a number of ubuntu patches which were blatantly wrong,
> > > where the maintainer clearly didn't grok the package they were changing.
> > 
> > *This* irritates me mightily.  The reason, as given by a MOTU when I asked
> It irritates us all.  But I'd rather have substandard patches submitted
> (just don't expect me to not go medieval on anyone adding a [patch] tag to
> something that is clearly crap) than losing the good ones along with the
> substandard filth.

I think we're talking about different things.  I was referring to the often
brutal manner in which packages are modified to fit a quick need within
Ubuntu.  Whether or not those hacks then propagate back to the Debian BTS is
a whole other matter.

- Matt

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