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Re: Bug#71107: [wmono@debian.org: Re: RFC: removal of libqt1g from woody]

On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 06:39:36PM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> As it is now the current package does not work, cannot be installed due
> to dependencies, and it's not part of main.  The last few uploads have
> been done as NMU's...

that in itself could suggest that it could be removed. but...
> I understand not removing a package that works without the maintainers 
> approval, but a package that is non-functional and un-installable?
> (not trying to beat you up..just trying to understand...if this is 
> policy then I need to bring this scenerio up to debian-policy...)

The maintainer may be unaware of our conversation, (god knows why) and may
be working on an upload as we speak. IMO, its the same philosophy as doing
a NMU.

> Anyways,  I will continue to look online for this and hope either to get
> it to work or for the Maintainer to pipe up.

Feel free... I would suggest you simply file an RC bug on explorer, so that
when woody comes around to being frozen, it will be removed, if it has not
been resolved.


                       Michael Beattie (mickyb@es.co.nz)

    <aj> i've been doing timing tests while playing mp3s in the background,
                                     haven't i?
               <aj> bloody stupid multitasking operating systems
                                <sgore> aj: hehe
                      <tausq> aj: here, have a copy of DOS
                Debian GNU/Linux....  Ooohh You are missing out!

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