Why delete KDE3 ports?

John Marino freebsdml at marino.st
Mon Jan 7 14:43:09 UTC 2013

On 1/7/2013 15:22, Mikhail T. wrote:
> On 07.01.2013 03:33, 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
> 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.

I don't normally agree with Mikhail's rants to save old ports, but in 
the case of KDE-3, I am inclined to share his view.

Are KDE-3 ports causing any problems?  I don't know if KDE-3 is still be 
developed upstream, but if it's not it doesn't really need much maintenance.


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