Re: Bug#3066: a.out binaries in various packages
"Michael Meskes wrote:"
> Brian C. White writes:
> > There really needs to be an "orphaned" hierarchy (much like "contrib" and
> > "non-free". These are both useful packages and I don't think they should
> > be remeved completely.
> Could you please tell us where these packages are useful for? What can they
> do that genscript can not?
Who cares. I think it's important to have obsolete packages stowed
off somewhere for the day when someone says, "Golly, now I know why we
shouldn't have deleted that package - let me go get it and update it
presently". Except in cases like ftape where there is absorbed by
another package, perhaps.
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