Ubuntu Will Not Abandon DEB Packaging in Favor of Snappy, Says Mark Shuttleworth

When asked if Snappy will replace DEB packaging in Ubuntu, Mark Shuttleworth revealed the fact that both of them will be available, as the way to collaborate with each other is through .deb packages. This means that Snappy packages can be created without first building DEBs. According to Mr. Shuttleworth, the rumors about Snappy replacing DEB packages in upcoming Ubuntu releases reported by the press are completely incorrect. Canonical will not abandon DEB packages in favor of Snappy ones!