How to not collaborate with Debian (and upstream)

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Thu Aug 28 03:50:55 BST 2008

On Wednesday 27 August 2008 21:41, Steve Langasek wrote:

> That said, having had the details brought to our attention, I do share many
> of your concerns about the contents of this upload.  I gather from other
> comments Mathiaz made today on IRC that there was some pressure to get at
> least a preliminary solution into the archive in time for FeatureFreeze due
> to other packages depending on it, which may have played a role here; I
> hope that we'll be seeing further uploads to resolve many of these issues
> between now and Beta.

I think that's a very poor excuse for uploading something that universally got 
bad reviews from those involved in distro development that commented on it.  
Not Ubuntu at all.

Scott K

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