Re: Qt3 looking for adopters
On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Ana Guerrero <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Ana Guerrero <email@example.com> 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*.
No they are trinirty qt3 :)
Could you offer me sponsorship ?
>> Could help to maintain but in team
> There are plenty of one-person teams in Debian :-)