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Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu

On Tuesday 24 January 2006 00:08, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le lundi 23 janvier 2006, Paul Johnson a écrit :
> > On Sunday 22 January 2006 03:16, David Weinehall wrote:
> > > Since all Ubuntu packages are recompiled against a different set of
> > > libraries, the bug might not even affect the Debian package, even
> > > though they share the same source.  Hence having Ubuntu developers
> > > triage the bugs to rule out such issues before they are forwarded to
> > > Debian's BTS is always a good thing; thus the maintainer field should
> > > be changed for *binary packages*.  The source is the same, so the field
> > > should NOT be changed for *source packages*.
> >
> > Given Ubuntu hopelessly complicates everything, pretends there is
> > cooperation where there is none, and merely duplicates the effort of the
> > debian-desktop project, and contributes nothing to the community or
> > society, what's stopping us from officially discouraging Ubuntu's
> > existence?
> FWIW, what you say is false and *many* developers are interested in
> cooperation, not in war.
> And Ubuntu is doing far more for us than most other derivatives that we
> ever had.

Provide evidence, please.

Paul Johnson
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