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Re: trends.debian.net updated

On 4/4/20 9:28 AM, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> On 04/04/20 at 08:09 +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
>>> I keep wondering if we should make an effort to remove from testing
>>> packages whose packaging 'style' is clearly outdated, such as packages
>>> not updated since 2004 ('beav' is an example)...
>> Is there something wrong with those packages? If so, what is it exactly?
>> You can file RC bugs for real issues obviously.
> Well, no, there doesn't seem to be any serious user-visible issues.
> That's why I keep wondering whether it makes sense to just keep all this
> technical debt around.

In my opinion it makes sense to remove packages like these that are
effectively unmaintained. Their removal from testing may trigger actual
users to take over active maintenance. And if no one steps up we can get
rid of dead weight.

Kind Regards,


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