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Re: Work-needing packages report for Sep 6, 2002

On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, Colin Watson wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 03:18:38PM +0200, tomas p wrote:
> > I understand. Which brings me back to the proposition I made before.
> > Wouldn't it be better to just have some kind of way to _tag_
> > unmaintained packages, so that f.ex. QA can look at the package and
> > then just decide: "this is not an important package, we'll not bother
> > with it" and leave in unstable without paying any more attention to
> > it. Similary for Junichi Uekawa who could just say: "I'm not building
> > unmaintained packages".
> I think we're trying to build a quality distribution, not just a pile of
> stuff. I'd rather see a package be removed than stop maintaining it even
> in QA.

So you'd remove the package, even if people are using it and are that far
happy with it?

         Tomas Pospisek
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