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Debian and its clones "Debian is the 'mother' distro to many 'children' derivative distros, including Ubuntu. Sometimes those derivatives give back to the upstream, but it's not always easy. A new effort called DEX is aiming to improve how derivative bits are merged upstream."
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RE[4]: Interesting
by bitwelder on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 08:01 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Interesting"
bitwelder
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2010-04-27

With the worse happening I did not mean that Ubuntu will succeed in getting their way with having patches accepted, but just that a bitchfight will follow, as Debian developers won't (rightfully!) accept what is not good for Debian.

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RE[5]: Interesting
by MamiyaOtaru on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 12:18 in reply to "RE[4]: Interesting"
MamiyaOtaru Member since:
2005-11-11

Ah I see your meaning. I thought you were talking about the worst alternative from BluenoseJake's post instead of from Stabbyjone's post. Misread the thread, sorry

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RE[5]: Interesting
by gfolkert on Tue 22nd Mar 2011 19:18 in reply to "RE[4]: Interesting"
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2008-12-15

With the worse happening I did not mean that Ubuntu will succeed in getting their way with having patches accepted, but just that a bitchfight will follow, as Debian developers won't (rightfully!) accept what is not good for Debian.

And this is different from when, actually?

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