[Merge] lp:~kirkland/ubuntu-dev-tools/612267 into lp:ubuntu-dev-tools

Luke Faraone lfaraone at ubuntu.com
Wed Aug 11 17:47:58 BST 2010

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On 08/11/2010 12:41 PM, James Westby wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Aug 2010 12:32:34 -0400, Dustin Kirkland <kirkland at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> We have some initiatives right now, trying to make it easier for
>> people to get new applications into Ubuntu, and the Ubuntu Software
>> Center.  This is merely a 10-line, GPL'd shell script, and most
>> developers agree on its usefulness.  But the experience of giving this
>> code away for the benefit of others is less than ideal.  I'm happy to
>> persevere, push it to the right place, do the right thing.  But will
>> the next aspiring developer who wants to share a small, useful hack
>> bother themselves with the process?
> Maybe as an Ubuntu core-dev you want to upload a useful-hacks package
> and accept all contributions in this vein in to that?

This sounds like a good upstream project which could be trivially be
packaged in Debian and Ubuntu. If somebody wants to organize it, I'll be
happy to get it uploaded to Unstable.

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