Bug#287992: RM: gkdial -- RoQA; RC-buggy, upstream being rewritten
retitle 287992 RM: gkdial -- RoQA; RC-buggy, upstream being rewritten
reassign 287992 ftp.debian.org
On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 17:04:54 +0200, Matej Vela wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 01:15:20PM -0300, Guilherme de S. Pastore wrote:
>> Em Seg, 2005-08-15 ??s 18:06 +0200, Matej Vela escreveu:
>> > Do you still intend to adopt gkdial? (This is just a ping, I'm not
>> > interested in adopting it myself.)
>> Yes. The problem is that gkdial is very old and broken code. Even
>> according to the author and ex-maintainer, it's garbage.
>> I've been working on a new upstream major version, and that's why there
>> has been no progress on the package yet.
> Would you mind if we remove it for the time being? It didn't ship with
> sarge, isn't in a usable state, and takes up time (e.g. Bug#323514) that
> would be better spent on other packages. You can always resurrect it
> once it's ready (the NEW queue is pretty fast these days)...
I haven't heard back from Guilherme, so please remove gkdial for now
(it's already lead to one pointless upload).