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Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence continues

Aug 04, 2009, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

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"Many expressed surprise that such a major announcement was made without any discussion on the mailing lists.

"It didn't take long for one, Sandro Tosi, to write: "I'm considering how we can get this decision undone. Anyone up for helping with that?"

"When the Debian release manager, Luk Claes, referred to the announcement as a proposal, Marc Haber shot back : "Nobody would have objected to a proposal. This was a press release, which has already been picked up by the major news sites. You didn't propose anything, you announced a decision."

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