Re: Qt3 looking for adopters
> On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Ana Guerrero <firstname.lastname@example.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  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 , 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.
On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 01:29:39PM +0200, Bastien ROUCARIES wrote:
> You miss qucs for instance.
I did not mean to be exhaustive. All the packages using Qt3 have at least one
person who consider them important or they would not be in the archive.
> I suppose qt3 is near bug free ?
It has 21 bugs. The important point here is you would become also *upstream*.
> Could help to maintain but in team
There are plenty of one-person teams in Debian :-)