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Re: Proposal for removal of mICQ package

On Fri, 14 Feb 2003 10:16, Matthew P. McGuire wrote:
> At the risk of sounding resoundingly stupid, why not try to work out the
> differences between you and upstream? I get the impression that this

The possibility of negotiation ended when the trojan was published.

> would the solve the problem as a whole. If you feel that upstream
> refuses to be reasonable, then remove the offending bit of code, upload
> a 'safe' version and orphan the package. Or better yet, offer the

Yes, a fork of the package as suggested by Manoj would work.

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