upstream and distro has a "same" goal


Tom Marble has a nice blog entry "Crowdsourcing Upstream Refactoring". It's interesting and I agree with most, but I want to say against one thing in "conclusion" in his presentation.

He said "upstreams and distros have different goals" but I don't think so. We distro and upstream has a same goal, "Deliver the value to users", but we distro have much criteria than upstream, like license, non-duplicate library, etc.

If we (distro and upstream) cannot share this view, then we would be failed, IMHO.

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