Why Upstream

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Tue Sep 23 08:50:24 PDT 2008

martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org> [2008.09.19.2311 +0200]:
>> 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 like it! I'd add one tip: talk to upstream and figure out how they
> want patches to be submitted.

Added a slight elaboration of this tip to the wiki. I have kept in the 
distributions wiki itself for now since I believe there is room for 
broader common understanding between distributions on issues relevant to 


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