Why do we not mark vulnerable ports DEPRECATED?
utisoft at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 21:31:15 UTC 2011
On 30 Aug 2011 22:13, "Chad Perrin" <code at apotheon.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 11:55:25AM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> > On 08/30/2011 08:29, Chad Perrin wrote:
> > >
> > > Might that not interfere with the process of getting a new maintainer
> > > a popular port when its previous maintainer has been lax (or hit by a
> > > bus)?
> > Sorry if I'm being dense, but I'm not seeing the connection. Can you
> > elaborate?
> I'll put it another way:
> Wouldn't it be easier for a new maintainer to pick up maintenance of a
> port if (s)he doesn't have to start over from scratch?
That's what the cvs Attic is for. Stuff doesn't disappear!
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