Re: Re: Qt3 looking for adopters
There is also very impotrant package qcad (and connected qcad-doc and
partlibrary) which are not on the list of QT3 dependencies.
This program is to my knowledge the only one usable OSS CAD type progam. I use
PS: Sorry for late response, I don't follow debian-dev regularly, but found
this thread on internet.
> 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 <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.
> > 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
> >  http://wiki.debian.org/qt3-x11-freeRemoval
> >  http://qt.nokia.com/about/news/archive/press.2007-01-22.4604809587/)