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Re: Proposal: Handling of changelog bug closures in Debian derived distros

On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, Bart Martens wrote:
> I don't think that the Debian project should lead this discussion.

We are the origin of the tools, and we are the "upstream" for them, so
*yes*, we are to be part of, and maybe even lead this discussion.

> No, I don't think that Debian is responsible for helping derivatives to
> automate the updating of the derivatives' bug tracking systems.
> Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with cooperating with Ubuntu
> or other derivatives.  But I think that joint efforts should make Debian
> better.  If not then I wonder if Debian should do the efforts.

It will make my life as a DD easier when maintaining my Debian packages
where I want to merge from other debian-based distros, or if we have a
cross-distro co-maintenance of a package...

This is, as usual, something we better join in so that a good-for-everyone
solution is found and implemented before it results in too many work for all

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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