linimon at lonesome.com
Fri Feb 17 04:44:05 UTC 2012
On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 06:52:47PM +0400, Ruslan Mahmatkhanov wrote:
> Just want to discuss some changes to this port that worth doing imho.
> The main thesises are:
> - We should remove DEPRECATED for now to keep consistency with lang/php4
> - We should apply BACKPORTS patch unconditionally
Here are my thoughts about downrev ports that we are keeping alive in
- if we absolutely must put EXPIRATION_DATE into the far future to
avoid losing part of our install base, well, then, we must. However,
I would prefer to keep EXPIRATION_DATE with _some_ value.
- I *strongly* prefer leaving DEPRECATED. If we set it to "strongly
discouraged for new installations, retained only to support existing
installations that cannot upgrade" (or something to that effect),
then I can live with that.
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