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Re: Debian decides to adopt time-based release freezes

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 04:31:56PM +0000, Philipp Kern wrote:
> 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.

Well, most of the 'local' packages on the graph for main are actually
language packs, so I don't think it makes much sense to count those anyway.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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