Re: Request to remove pine-docs from testing and unstable
(Diverted to -devel, as this is offtopic on -release)
On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 03:11:31PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> The pine-docs package which I maintain contains a document called
> "Getting Started With Email Using Pine", which is based on pine 3.96
> and it has not been updated since 1997.
If it is still more or less correct and useful, why remove it? I really
don't see why it should be removed, being extended documentation to
software distributed the same way as pine-docs is.
> As the pine package which is distributed in ftp.debian.org is mainly
> for people who is already familiar with pine (otherwise we would be
> using free alternatives like mutt), I think it makes little sense to
> keep pine-docs in the archive. Could it be removed from testing and
Why deprive pine users of documentation for their software? Familiarity
with software doesn't mean one doesn't need documentation with it.
Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)