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Re: proposal to remove skim and scim-qtimm from sid

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:38 PM, Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jan 2010, Zhengpeng Hou wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> the upstream author of skim and scim-qtimm is the same one, and he hasn't
>> touched this two for quite a while, from what I remember, more than 2
>> years.
>> And the fact is the whole scim project is under non-maintained as well.
>> Besides this, KDE 4 is being widely adopted nowadays, I'm not sure how
>> many
>> users will still use these two qt3/kde3 applications, just for a input
>> method.
>> Therefore, I proposal to remove these two from sid.
>> Skim has some reverse depends, so I looped in corresponding maintainers.
>> What do you guys think about it?
> I agree and we should move quickly to ensure it is done before the lenny
> freeze.
> Question: is ibus a complete replacement for scim at this stage? If so we
> may want to deprecate scim altogether.
yes, and I agree on this
> --
> Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar@debian.org>

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