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Re: gnome 1.x removal

On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 02:20 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> (Dropping -release, which is not a discussion list, and Pierre, who is
> obviously subscribed to both.)
> On 15/01/2008, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> > This is not the right process for something like this. Instead, I
> > believe you should find out specifically which packages depend on
> > gnome 1.x, and offer those maintainers the option of taking over
> > maintenance.
> Although getting recursive rdepends is interesting, are you suggesting
> that the release team is supposed to take over the maintenance of
> one-could-say obsolete software?

No, I said just what I meant: the maintainers of packages dependent on
gnome 1.x should be offered the option of taking over maintenance.  The
release team certainly should not bear that task, unless individuals
within it for their own reasons choose to.


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