Debian dated? [was: Re: Announcement from]

Mike Bird mgb-ubuntu at
Tue Apr 11 15:36:44 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 05:55, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Michael M. wrote:
> > Isn't an Ubuntu release more-or-less a 
> > snapshot of Debian's unstable branch, with Ubuntu-specific 
> > customizations and configurations?
> And recompiled to use the toolchain that Ubuntu ships with, and tested 
> and configured as a unit. It's more than repackaging.

Ubuntu was very useful when it was more or less a frozen and
bug-fixed Debian Testing.  Sadly, the Fedora-like continual
experimentation in Ubuntu now is forcing our clients to Debian.

--Mike Bird

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