|| ||Steve Langasek <vorlon-AT-debian.org> |
|| ||debian-devel-AT-lists.debian.org |
|| ||Re: (seemingly) declinging bug report numbers |
|| ||Thu, 11 Oct 2012 11:26:39 -0700|
|| ||Article, Thread
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 05:29:51PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> This might be your impression. It does not at all match my impression.
> Quite a few upstreams thinks Debian are working contrary to their design
> and their goals and are actively hindering adoption of their software.
> If you're interested in examples, just take a look at how rubygems was
> handled in Debian until wheezy and all the silliness around node.js and
When, as in the case of node.js, upstream is antisocial and has an
overinflated sense of self-importance, it's perfectly appropriate for Debian
to work contrary to their design. Our job is not to make upstreams happy,
it's to make our *users* happy; and while being good Free Software citizens
means we try to respect the wishes of upstreams as well, there are
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