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Re: Oddity in synaptic 0.75.13 (Wheezy)

On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:50 PM, Beco <rcb@beco.cc> wrote:
> On 17 October 2013 19:24, Cybe R. Wizard <cybe_r_wizard@earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Using synaptic 0.75.13 in Wheezy under the menu item, "Settings,
>> Repositories," the updates tab lists, "Notify me of a new Ubuntu
>> version."
>> What?  Is someone developing for Debian but promoting Ubuntu?  Did
>> Ubuntu push this version upstream?
> I read this and could believe, so I went to synaptic to see. It's there.
> Debian trade-mark is a very strong, and brings with it so many
> attributes conquered over time. We must be careful to not let this
> happen.
> I understand people must be developing for ubuntu more than for
> debian, and that sometimes software goes the other way around.
> This collaboration between distros is very important. But keeping
> Debian Debian is of utter importance.
> It's a marketing issue, so I cc'd the debian-publicity mailing list to
> alert the problem.

(Apologies for the earlier blank email. Hit "Send" rather than "..."
to expand the text...)

LMAO! What drama!

The developer must've grabbed an Ubuntu patch and not cleaned up that part.

It's just a question of filing a bug report to remove this.

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