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Re: Python talks at DebConf

On Mon, 10.05.2010 at 21:17:40 +0200, Piotr O??arowski <piotr@debian.org> wrote:
> [Toni Mueller, 2010-05-10]
> > problem. It's their choice to deviate from Debian packaging, so why
> > shouldn't it be also their problem (not ours) if they break stuff, too?
> changes in Python interpreter or python-central are later
> uploaded to Debian so we have to update all other packages the same way
> (it's even worse when only one of these packages is synced with Ubuntu)

It's still only a problem in Ubuntu until Debian makes a possibly
similar transition, right?

> I want as many users to use my packages as possible.

This is nice. I also "want" many users of my packages, but there are
limits to what I can do.

> I want to give Ubuntu CDs to my friends telling them that there are
> few bits of my work there. I don't want to explain to them that there
> is my name there but the package is not working because Ubuntu
> decided to ship Python 2.6.5 instead of 2.6.4 (not to mention
> python2.6 vs. python2.5 problems)

So, what's wrong with giving them a Debian CD instead?

Kind regards,

PS: The address "www.griffith.cc" that you mention in your .sig, does
    not resolve, and afair, Berlios is not a good project host.

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