Demoting Xubuntu packages to universe

Luke Yelavich superm1 at
Fri Nov 30 11:06:41 UTC 2007

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On Fri, Nov 30, 2007 at 09:27:07PM EST, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> Technically, there shouldn't be any major changes necessary to implement
> this.  It would actually make life a little easier on Xubuntu
> development since core-dev sponsors wouldn't be needed for updating
> packages.  It would also alleviate the current requirement for filing an
> MIR every time there is a new feature or dependency added upstream.

I also think its a good idea. I actually think it would do a lot to revive Xubuntu development. Having a greater number of sponsors who can help get Xubuntu packages uploaded can only help and not hinder Xubuntu's progress, with the end goal of making it easier for Xubuntu developers to get MOTU upload rights, and work on the derivative directly.
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