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Re: Debian derivatives and the Maintainer: field (again)

On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 04:54:36PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> writes:
> > Besides which, do you honestly know which packages other Debian derivatives
> > rebuild?  As a rule, they are far less communicative about their practices
> > than Ubuntu.
> How does the behavior of other Debian derivatives matter?  
> As a rule, those other derivatives do not cooperate with Debian.  If
> Ubuntu wants to be like them, fine, but don't say you cooperate with
> Debian if that's what you want to do.

To be fair, co-operation and attribution are really separate issues.

We do need to be consistent about each. Any complaint we have about
co-operation with Ubuntu should not mean we have special requirements
with regard to attribution.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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