deprecated ports

Mark Linimon linimon at
Wed Mar 16 12:39:35 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 11:45:25AM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:
> However, we should be sure to find maintainers before ports are
> undeprecated, else we run into a cycle of deprecation, reviving the
> port, deprecating it again, and so on.

That's the purpose of a long deprecation period + the period emails
from portsmon about "deprecated ports".

The next one of those is scheduled in the next few days.

(Remember, too, that deleted ports can always be brought back from
the Attic, if there is sufficient cause.)


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