deprecated ports

Mark Linimon linimon at
Wed Mar 16 12:41:12 UTC 2011

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 06:15:11AM +0000, b. f. wrote:
> But it's not clear to me why, for example, some usable fonts were
> deprecated -- fonts often don't have homepages.

The deprecations are (currently) advisory-only.

If people are using these ports, and want to keep them, then they need
to step up with either hosting the distfiles, becoming the upstream
maintainers, or in the best case, both.


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