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Bug#604967: Xprint: Please disable hal support

On Sat, 2011-05-14 at 16:04 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Hi!
> Am 20.04.2011 03:10, schrieb Drew Parsons:
> > On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 11:30 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> >> Am 19.04.2011 11:21, schrieb Michael Biebl:
> > 
> >> That said, should we just reassign this bug report to ftp.debian.org and ask for
> >> removal, now that squeeze is out?
> > 
> > No, don't reassign it that way.  I'm just back from holidays and am
> > preparing to send the removal notifications out shortly.  It's just that
> > a whole heap of work matters turned up during the week I was gone which
> > I should deal with first :)
> I've seen that you discussed this issue on debian-devel a while ago.
> What's the outcome of this decision resp. what's your plan now going forward?
> Michael

Hi Michael, I put up notice 3 weeks ago on debian-devel that Xprint is
due for removal, and have been waiting since then for "due diligence" to
give anyone a chance to respond.  3 weeks is enough time, no one has
indicated that they'll miss it, so I'll be requesting the removal
formally very soon.  

libXp is bit more tricky, for instance the proprietary commercial
software matlab uses it, but I'll have the other Xprint packages


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