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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On 2009-07-30, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> You seem to have been operating under a misconception that the *majority* of
> packages in Ubuntu have been touched wrt Debian.  They have not - the vast
> majority of packages in Ubuntu are unmodified Debian packages, as shown by
> the graphs on the bottom of <https://merges.ubuntu.com/main.html> and
><https://merges.ubuntu.com/universe.html> - which is for the best given the
> relative number of developers working on each project.

I don't think it holds true for main, though.  Unless I'm misreading the
graphs.  Of course it applies to universe where Ubuntu is heavily relying
on Debian to do the work.

But it's only main that's officially supported (even security-wise) anyway.

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern

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