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

On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 09:23:36PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Thursday 15 December 2005 04:03 am, Marc Haber wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 12:18:16PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > They could just as well do their changes directly in the debian archive,
> > > and have the ubuntu guys only recompile, or maintain the ubuntu-specific
> > > patches which should *not* go into debian.
> >
> > A good idea for Ubuntu to ease this would be to actively work on the
> > dpkg patches that are needed to allow multiple .diff files for a
> > package.
> Wouldn't it save everybody a lot of heartache and bother if Ubuntu just worked 
> on Debian instead?

I don't think so since Ubuntu has a completely different focus.
Additionally, there are prople working on ubuntu who wouldn't spend
time on Debian for political reasons.

I would, however, appreciate, if Canonical Employees holding key
positions in Debian would either be allowed to spend payed time on
their Debian positions or be encouraged to step down.


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