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Re: adopting a recently removed package

On 08/16/2012 04:42 PM, Clint Adams wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 07:42:52AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
>> With much more pro-active removals happening these days we tend to get
>> a lot of folks wanting to reintroduce removed packages, perhaps we
>> need a comprehensive section in devref about this. I will file a bug
>> about it.
> Or perhaps we should stop these unnecessary "pro-active" removals.

They are rarely unnecessary. There is no reason to keep unmaintained and
(RC-) buggy packages in Debian - in the current state I doubt it would
have been shipped with wheezy anyway.

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