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Bug#483179: PTS: please link to Ubuntu Launchpad bugs page

Joerg Jaspert <joerg@debian.org> writes:
> On 11399 March 1977, Marc Brockschmidt wrote:
>>>> Ok, but then why on the PTS I can see the patches applied in Ubuntu? :)
>>> Maybe because they aren't hidden in some non-free crap software?
>>> As long as Launchpad is non-free one shouldn't think about using or
>>> linking to it, Debian is about free software, build with free software,
>>> etc...
>> Last time I checked, Debian supports the use of non-free software
>> through our BTS, PTS and mirror system. I don't think that we should
>> reject links to launchpad based on "it's non-free" - there might be
>> other, valid reasons, but Debian hasn't yet decided to remove all links
>> to non-free content. [1]
> You know that there is a *huge* difference between actually using it
> yourself or leaving others the option to use it.

How is placing some (publically available) information on a page forcing
everyone to use Launchpad? Those people who like Launchpad can go there
and check the actual issues, those who don't like it can easily ignore
the information (and link).

BOFH #221:
The mainframe needs to rest.  It's getting old, you know.

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