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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

Well, step 3 has never been mandated.  Developers are allowed to change
step 3 to: do an NMU as described in the Developer's Reference.  The
fact that what you listed is current practice (sometimes) has more to do
with the way developers act, and less to do with the NMU rules.

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