Re: orphaned packages
Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
> Would you mind following up to the wnpp bug with this information, and
> cc: debian-qa on the message, so that someone can start the process of
> getting it removed from the archive?
Absolutely. I'll go do that now.
> FWIW, I don't think that removing orphaned packages from the archive is
> something that should be done automatically; but I do think we have a
> responsibility to phase out packages when we no longer believe it's in
> our users' best interest to install them -- to the point that I think
> more maintainers should be asking for removal of their own packages
> instead of orphaning.
This makes sense to me. I can try to do my part there by adding
information to those orphaned packages that I know something about.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>