Re: Can we remove sylpheed-claws?
On Saturday 19 April 2008 14:46, Michael Meskes wrote:
> >From what I read sylpheed-claws has been superseeded by claws-mail. In
> fact the description of the latter says:
> Claws Mail is a powerful and full-featured mail client formerly called
> So is there a need to keep the old one around? It is orphaned, has 32
> open bugs and offers software that is no longer supported by upstream.
> The last meaningful maintainer upload was in 2006.
> On top of this sylpheed-claws is the only package needing cryptplug and
> gpgme, two packages with no upstream activity since 2003 both of which
> have a release goal bug open.
FWIW, sylpheed-claws was removed from Ubuntu before the last release for
exactly these reasons. AFAIK, there were no user complaints. It really
should have been removed shortly after sylpheed-claws-gtk2 was introduced.