Re: [HEADSUP] Deprecation of the ftp support in pkg

From: Chris <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 17:29:45 UTC
On 2022-01-24 03:00, Daniel Engberg wrote:
> Hi,
> I just wanted to chime in on Alexander's (netchild@) mail and I fully agree.
> Looking at base we already have a lot of contrib and since we need to adapt 
> each
> software project to our build framework a lot tends to get dated quickly and
> currently is so I don't see the benefit importing more at all. I would also 
> like
> to highly advice against importing software which is considered dead 
> upstream,
> .
> If anything, something like or similar 
> which
> would be very easy to maintain and is active

FWIW I'd also like to vote +1 on NO additions. I only vote in favor of ftp in 
thread because we have a million year... OK 30 plus years of track record for 
it and
it just works. Tho I must admit I find @bapt's recent tcp proposal an 
interesting and
appealing idea. :-)

> Best regards,
> Daniel
-- Chris