Re: "I do consider Ubuntu to be Debian" , Ian Murdock
> Michael Pobega wrote:
>> I gave up on that after an unsuccessful Dapper->Edgy upgrade, because
>> I realise if I really want to keep my laptop working for college (I'll
>> be using this next year to take notes during class), I'll need
>> something stable that won't break every six months (Of course I can
>> just not dist-upgrade, but then I wouldn't get ANY package upgrades).
> Have you looked at "backports" repository for your distribution?
>> The Debian social contract is the main thing that won me, and I have a
> Yes, that is some contract! Debian's 'persona', I guess, is largely
> due to the contract. I love the democratic nature of Debian.
Did you read the rest of the article where Ian said he was against
Debian becoming democratic.