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Debian-Ubuntu debate: an upstream view

Ever since the release team of the Debian GNU/Linux Project announced that it would be adopting a time-based freeze for future releases, there has been much debate about it on the project’s mailing lists. More here

Andree said that if innovations were introduced, then they should be gone through with, regressions should be fixed quickly, and distributions should not hesitate to back out if they found an innovation was not doing what it was intended to.

He pointed out that since Ubuntu used Debian’s packaging resources and as there were claims that it had also drawn manpower from Debian, Ubuntu should be approaching Debian to collaborate and not the other way round.

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