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From: "Tomáš Chvátal" <scarabeus@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] KDE3 deprecation news item. [ the GLEP 42 based variant ]
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 15:13:45
Message-Id: 200910301613.49312.scarabeus@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] KDE3 deprecation news item. [ the GLEP 42 based variant ] by Ulrich Mueller
Ulrich Mueller wrote:
> >>>>> On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Tomáš Chvátal wrote: > > > > Title: KDE3 will be masked and removed from portage > > Author: Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@g.o> > > Maybe add your self as author? Multiple "Author" fields are allowed. > (And yes, UTF-8 in header fields is allowed, too. ;-) >
Multiplied
> > Content-Type: text/plain > > Posted: 2009-10-29 > > Revision: 1 > > News-Item-Format: 1.0 > > Display-If-Installed: <kde-base/kdelibs-4 > > > > Please turn your KDE radio on, and make sure to turn the volume to its > > maximum level for this important message. > > Please wrap lines at 72 characters, which is the standard for news > items.
Wrapped
> > > After multiple setbacks we have finally managed to stabilise KDE4 on both > > major desktop architectures (amd64 and x86), where other teams are to > > follow. > > > > This means that those of you who still use KDE3 should start considering > > an upgrade right away, due to various reasons. [1] > > > > The KDE3 support is being dropped with immediate effect. This means that > > ebuilds are dropping KDE3 support where they were broken, or clashing > > with KDE4. > > > > If you wish to still use KDE3, and you want to help others with having > > KDE3 around, drop a mail to kde@g.o, where we can give you commit > > access to the special overlay which will specifically contain only KDE3 > > packages. [2] > > I think this paragraph shouldn't be included in a news item that > concerns primarily the main Portage tree. IMHO at least the part about > commit access should be left out.
Rephrased.
> > > Sadly upstream is not supporting KDE3 anymore and we simply lack the > > manpower to keep support for both (as you might have noticed in the past > > few months KDE3 has become more and more rusty for which we humbly > > apologize). > > > > Sorry to bring you the bad news and with hope that KDE4 will suit your > > needs, > > > > Tomas Chvatal > > KDE Teams substituting Lead > > Omit the signature. I think it's not formally forbidden, but neither > the example in GLEP 42 nor any of the news items so far had one. >
Dropped
> Ulrich > ,
Thanks for help :]

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