Why delete KDE3 ports?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 20:49:58 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 12:53 PM, John Marino <freebsdml at marino.st> wrote:

> Here's the issue I think some folks have:
> "Outdated": debatable.  If outdated means a newer release is available,
> then yes.  If "outdated" means it outlived its usefulness, I'd say no. This
> term seems subjectively used here.
> "prone to break": Perhaps, but it's not broken now.
> "possibly insecure":  I think this needs to be "known insecure" rather
> than holding it's last release date against it.


Probably other security issues as well.  I didn't have to look very long.
 In a codebase as large as KDE's, it seems a very slim chance indeed years
could go by without maintenance and still maintain security.

Adam Vande More

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