Our usual assessment of Debian/Ubuntu relations.
Work items for maverick-alpha-3:
[jorge] emphasize more when Ubuntu developers are merging to put Debian into their workflow: DONE
[jorge] setup a front desk for Debian developers (sync requests, questions) (note:adding this info to existing places and pages): POSTPONED
Work items for maverick-beta-1:
[jorge] increase the level of pressure on Ubuntu developers: to push stuff upstream, to discuss big changes in Debian first, to package in Debian first/at the same time (possibly in experimental): DONE
[dholbach] emphasize Debian in the sponsorship checklist: DONE
[jonobacon] talk to canonical platform about packages being heavily modified without feedback/collab: TODO
[dholbach] talk to debian people for UDW: DONE
[james-w] talk to launchpad people about exposing history through UDD (perhaps a srcpkg2html tool for patch-tracker.
[lucas] Set up poll to ask Debian for a better way to request syncs.: DONE
[vorlon] document RFA bugs as the recommended procedure for finding Debian maintainers for new packages introduced in Ubuntu first: TODO
[james-w] talks to LP to improve/replace patches.ubuntu.com: POSTPONED
[brian-murray] Talk to lp about expose open bugs with patches in LP +text interface (LP:#344054): DONE
[kitterman] re-re-check documentation about merging and packaging new stuff + sponsorship checklist (probably OK, but...): DONE
[dholbach] setup common IRC channel on Freenode (most DDs are also on Freenode): DONE