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Re: Have reached a point where I feel p***ed



On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 23:12 +0200, David Nielsen wrote:
> tir, 10 10 2006 kl. 15:57 -0400, skrev Ernest L. Williams Jr.:
> 
> > Forgive me, if I ask a dumb/newbie question.
> > What does it mean by upstream?
> 
> Generally this means the source of the product, e.g. the Apache project
> being upstream for the apache package. The gain of getting fixes
> upstream naturally being that the problem is solved for everyone at once
> and downstream (in this case the Fedora project) doesn't have to carry
> and support a patch, a counterproductive and wasteful way to spend our
> time.
Thanks for the excellent explanation.


-- Ernesto


> 
> - David Nielsen
> 


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