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Bug#743767: Removing hotot from unstable?

Control: reassign 743767 ftp.debian.org
Control: retitle 743767 RM: hotot -- RoQA; not in stable, broken

On Sat, Oct 08, 2016 at 02:21:50PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Hi Adrian,

Hi Axel,

> Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > and that there is no point in keeping a dead package that already
> > didn't make it into the previous stable.
> > 
> > Do you agree?
> Only partially. I disagree that it's (completely) dead, but I agree
> that it doesn't make sense to keep it in unstable if nobody cares
> about the RC bugs.

we seem to agree on the relevant part.

The upstream situation alone wouldn't be a problem
(Debian ships code where upstream is dead for more than a decade).

The RC bugs that are not fixed (with several looking difficult to fix) 
are the problem.



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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