> When Mercurial accepts a 3rd party package, downstream packagers like Debian get all hot and bothered and end up making questionable patches to our source code.

@iliana Huh. That seems really odd Can you explain why to a non-programmer?

@Canageek @iliana there are very few people who can explain why debian maintainers make the sorts of strange and questionable decisions they make

and most of them are debian maintainers

@ky0ko @Canageek thank you for explaining that so succinctly, I couldn't figure out a way to

Sign in to participate in the conversation

Cybrespace is an instance of Mastodon, a social network based on open web protocols and free, open-source software. It is decentralized like e-mail.