On Tuesday 15 January 2008, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote: > "cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis)" <email@example.com> writes: > > "As long as there's interest the software will stay alive" is one of > > the main tenets of Free Software. Consequently, IMHO, as long as > > there's people willing to maintain it, it shouldn't be removed > > regardless of how old it is. > > GNOME 1.x is neither maintained in Debian nor upstream. Noone has > stepped forward to keep it alive. The main reason that it's still in > Debian is that we don't clean up often enough. I had the impresion from this thread that people hadn't had the chance to step forward to take over maintenance yet, seems that impression was wrong, in which case I'm all for removal -- Cheers, cobaco (aka Bart Cornelis)
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