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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On Sun, 30 Jul 2006 11:51:45 +0900, Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> said: 

> Hi,
>> > Do you have a rough overview (maybe from your ubuntu experience)
>> > which (types of) packages will be affected?
>> An example might be adding support to wacom-tools to automatically
>> configure a device node on tablet PCs and ensuring that X is
>> configured to automatically use that device node. In general, the
>> integration work stems from packages that provide hardware support
>> plus packages that depend on that hardware.

> By changing the following current practice:

> 1. Create patch
> 2. Send patch to BTS
> 3. wait forever

> to

> 1. Create patch
> 2. Send patch to BTS
> 3. 7-day delayed NMU

        I think I would prefer:
> 1. Create patch
> 2. Send patch to BTS (with intent to NMU notice)
  3. Give time for maintainer to respond
> 4. Upload to N-day delayed queue (where N can be determined based on
>    severity of bug, importance  of package, proximity to a freeze,
>    etc)

        N can be less than 7, compensating for the time  spent looking
 for maintainer input.

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