Developers from Debian and Ubuntu met and discussed ways to improve boot performance at Canonical’s London headquarters. More here
The Ubuntu project would like to completely implement Upstart for version 10.04 with the first changes appearing on version 9.10. The question is whether the Debian project will follow suit. Debian developer Petter Reinholdtsen was not without reservations regarding this move which lead to discussion on how the transition could be made as convenient and simple as possible. In addition to the required code updates, a continuous cooperation to extend beyond the conference in has been proposed.