GPC 2006 (Pascal) -- deprecated or "expired"??

Doug Barton dougb at
Sat Jun 4 22:27:12 UTC 2011

On 06/04/2011 15:07, Warren Block wrote:
> On install, the ports system could show a warning:
> ----
> This port will be removed from the ports tree on ${EXPIRE_DATE}.
> Reasons: ${EXPIRE_REASONS}

That's basically what DEPRECATED + EXPIRATION_DATE does now.

The math on this is simple, there are maintainers willing to do the 
work, or not. Rehashing the arguments about how nice it would be to keep 
every port in the universe isn't going to get us anywhere.


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