Why Upstream

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Sep 23 01:33:24 PDT 2008

Santiago M. Mola wrote:
> Hi Rahul,
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 11:11 PM, Rahul Sundaram
> <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have been maintaining a document for encouraging Fedora package
>> maintainers to upstream their patches and publishing reasons for doing
>> so at
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/WhyUpstream
>> I have been thinking of putting up a more generic variant of it in the
>> distribution wiki and pointing to that instead. Can folks from other
>> distributions go through it and see if this is acceptable to them and if
>> so, after I publish it in the distro wiki, considering pointing to this
>> from your own packaging related guidelines. I would like to see
>> distributions point to the common wiki for ideas everyone agrees with.
> Collaborating with upstream as much as possible is essential for any
> distribution developer. I think all distros should make that clear to
> their new developers when recruiting them.
> The document looks fine as is, so I vote for the inclusion in the distros wiki.

I am unable to create new wiki pages. Does this work for anyone?


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