Re: Heads-up: Pending removal of 'Created by' from the ports tree

From: Michael Gmelin <>
Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 13:39:25 UTC

> On 5. Jul 2022, at 15:17, Tobias C. Berner <> wrote:
> ´╗┐Moin moin
> portmgr is intending to remove all occurrences of 'Created by' from the tree
> by the end of this quarter [1].
> This is done to honor those that are actively maintaining the ports tree and
> not those that were there before it was cool.
> The ports tree is the product of all the contributors and committers
> maintaining it currently.

Regardless of the issue at hand, I think that statement incorrect - the ports tree, just like the FreeBSD operating system, is the product of all past and current contributors and committers (alive or deceased).