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Re: Bug#649274: Forming a new upstream for timidity (and reporting various issues with current deb pkg)

On 2011-11-19, Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> wrote:
> If timidity doesn't get IPv6 support soon, it will end up being removed
> from Debian due to other release requirements anyway. That is another
> good reason to remove the current version of timidity unless someone
> steps up to introduce the new upstream release.

Lack of IPv6 support is only critical if it causes data loss (like with libspf,
which caused rejects because of addresses that were simply not understood).
By itself it's not a reason for removal, especially as we're not talking about
a package that's primarily a network service, but instead a software sound

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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