Debian-Ubuntu relationship: poll summary
May 17, 2010, 23:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"So, I'm now back and with some feedback to share. I'll first
post (in this mail) a summary of the replies I got to this "poll"
and later on a more general summary of what I did at UDS.
"I got about 50 feedback mails in a bit less than 2 weeks, which
I consider a fair amount of feedback. In case people are interested
in giving more feedback, by all means go ahead and mail me. The
more, the better. Obviously, the summary I report below is limited
to the feedback mails I got thus far.
"I got quite an amount of "submissions" for the success stories
category (frankly, more than I expected).
"The most appreciated collaboration paradigm between Debian and
Ubuntu seems to be "mixed teams", where people from both distros
work together using some $VCS. I got report about a dozen such
teams, of varying sizes from a handful of packages to several
hundreds. An interesting and appreciated trend is that such teams
usually lead to a direct involvement in Debian by Ubuntu people:
first as DMs, then as DDs, and in some cases also to greater
involvement such as becoming members of our core teams (e.g.: