saving a few ports from death

Mikhail T. mi+thun at
Wed Apr 27 16:29:02 UTC 2011

On -10.01.-28163 14:59, Robert Huff wrote:
> 	It is also possible it is only important to a fairly small
> number ... but to those it is absolutely crucial.
Or the port might become useful/essential/critical to somebody in the future...

What is not broken -- just old, like  databases/db2 or www/apache13*, for 
example -- should be left alone (until it becomes both broken and unmaintained). 
And even then, the removal should not be mass-scale/automatic...

Maybe, for cleanliness and neatness, we should have a separate directory (and 
category): "obsolete" -- where ports can go to die peacefully. But it should not 
be cvs' "Attic"...


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