[SCM] ardour Debian packaging branch, master, updated. debian/2.8.11-1-2-geb65099

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Wed Aug 4 16:16:53 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 08:24:58AM -0400, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 22:25:56 (EDT), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 07:07:47PM -0400, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>>>On 29/07/10 22:39, js at users.alioth.debian.org wrote:
>>>> The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
>>>> commit eb65099ff8e46f626de4dc308f0d68a2759eb31c
>>>> Author: Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk>
>>>> Date:   Sun May 16 17:50:28 2010 +0200
>>>>     Recommend iceweasel and only fallback on virtual www-browser, and
>>>> drop superfluous fallback on firefox.
>>> The firefox fallback is useful on Ubuntu systems. As it is harmless 
>>> in debian, I suggest keeping it to avoid Ubuntu/Debian diffs.
>> I develop package for a distribution called Debian.
>Various members of this team care for both distros, and I'd like this 
>team to be open for any Ubuntu Member or Developer as well. We even 
>carry ubuntu branches here.

I care for Debian, which implies that I care for users of Debian.

Ubuntu and other derivatives are users of Debian, and I care for them!

I am open to contributions from any and all Debian derivative.  Ideally 
all Debian-derived distributions would work together with us here at 

I am not, however, open to include non-Debian pieces in binary packages 
targeted Debian.  Such pieces belong to different branches in our shared 

>> I am very happy that other distributions branch off of that work, as 
>> long as not imposing their clutches/hacks/improvements/whatever on 
>> Debian.  Giving back makes me extra happy - both when done by 
>> distributions and by individuals.  But as this is useless to Debian 
>> and slightly clutters the package dependencies, I dislike it.
>firefox might be reintroduced to debian.

If/when that happens, it makes sense to add it back.  Not before.

>> This is my personal opinion, and if stubborn and fanatic compared to 
>> consensus in this team, I shall not hold you from imposing other 
>> styles on this or other packages - I can simply avoid packages I feel 
>> are cluttered instead of cleaning them up.
>okay, then let's readd firefox in the list here.

If you consider it more important than have me do tidying for that 
particular package, then sure - go ahead...

Kind regards,

  - Jonas

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