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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)

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