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Re: trends.debian.net updated

On Sat, Apr 04, 2020 at 09:37:16AM +0200, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
> 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 packages whose packaging 'style' is clearly outdated, such as packages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)...
[but no RC bugs]
> 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.

Idea: perhaps we could make no unrestricted (maintainer, team, or QA) upload
for 10 years a RC bug on its own?  That threshold could then be gradually
reduced to eg. 5 years, as worst offenders get fixed.

⣾⠁⢠⠒⠀⣿⡁ in the beginning was the boot and root floppies and they were good.
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