saving a few ports from death
mi+thun at aldan.algebra.com
Wed Apr 27 20:55:47 UTC 2011
On 27.04.2011 16:47, Wesley Shields wrote:
> apache13 is EOL upstream. We should not have ports for EOL software.
Why not, exactly?..
> If upstream says it's dead, who are we to keep it alive?
We are a major Operating System project, which maintains ports of third-party
applications for the convenience of our users. An EOL-declaration by the authors
does not mean, the users must stop using it immediately -- it simply says, the
authors will not be releasing updates/bug-fixes.
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