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Re: Qt3 looking for adopters

You miss qucs for instance.

I suppose qt3 is near bug free ?

Could help to maintain but in team


On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Ana Guerrero <ana@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> kdelibs3 was removed recently from the archive and the last tiny bit
> of KDE 3 remaining, aRts, will be removed quite soon.
> This means the KDE team is not longer interested in Qt3 and we are looking
> for new maintainer(s).
> Personally, I would have gone for removing Qt3 too but the following concerns
> have been raised:
> - latest LSB 4.1 still needs Qt3
> - some software using Qt3 do not have any replacement (twinkle has mentioned
>  for several users). There is a list of packages using Qt 3 at [1] and
>  even if Qt3 is kept in the archive, I am planning to do a QA round of all
>  the packages using Qt3.
> - there seem to be a lot of people using their Qt 3 software and Debian in
>  scientific environments.
> Qt 3 was EOL'ed in July 2007 [2], so if you decide to adopt Qt 3 you won't
> have any support by upstream. Also, if you adopt the package, please
> coordinate with the KDE team so we can push some final changes.
> If there are no adopters in the next 3 weeks, I will do an orphaning upload
> (and file the O: bug) with the changes mentioned earlier.
> Ana
> PS: cc'me in replies
> [1] http://wiki.debian.org/qt3-x11-freeRemoval
> [2] http://qt.nokia.com/about/news/archive/press.2007-01-22.4604809587/)

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