Why delete KDE3 ports?

David Demelier demelier.david at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 14:41:46 UTC 2013

Because Qt3 is old and KDE3 will completely disappear. It the same goal for
GNOME 2 (not for now because GNOME 3 is not yet available) but GNOME 2 will
ne probably replaced by MATE.

I think you should look at trinity. It is a fork of KDE3 and is in
development to be ported to Qt4 :)


2013/1/7 Mikhail T. <mi+thun at aldan.algebra.com>

> On 07.01.2013 03:33, freebsd-ports-request at freebsd.**org<freebsd-ports-request at freebsd.org>wrote:
>> portname:           accessibility/kdeaccessibility
>> description:        Accessibility applications for KDE
>> maintainer:ports at FreeBSD.org
>> deprecated because: Depends on QT3; unmaintained
>> expiration date:    2013-07-01
>> build errors:       none.
>> overview:http://portsmon.**FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?**
>> category=accessibility&**portname=kdeaccessibility<http://portsmon.FreeBSD.org/portoverview.py?category=accessibility&portname=kdeaccessibility>
> Once again a working port (no build errors) is scheduled for deletion on
> the grounds of simply being "unmaintained".
> Please, reconsider deleting this and other KDE-3 ports.
>    -mi
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