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Re: removal instead of orphaning?

On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 10:12 PM, Paul Gevers wrote:

> I suggest that everybody that orphans a package makes a statement in the
> wnpp bug report on why (s)he believes orphaning is better than removal.
> If people agree with my idea here, I'll suggest a change to the
> reportbug template for orphaning bugs.

I for one will be removing that change from any O bugs I submit.
The long tail of less used and orphaned packages has value.
Deletionism is bad on Wikipedia and in Debian too.



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