Re: Orphaned packages with very low popcon numbers
Thomas Viehmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
>> If it gets dropped entirely, then the user doesn't get any notice of
>> that fact; their system just keeps on going as before. Except that
>> the package now gets *no* updates instead of minimal ones.
> Basically, this amounts to perpetually keeping obsolete packages. Is a
> good choice?
I did not say not to remove a package which is obsolete.
I object to deciding that "orphaned" or "minimally maintained" are the
same as "obsolete".
Go ahead and remove packages that you *know* are obsolete, that's
fine. But that's not what the subject line of this thread is talking