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On Friday 12 of March 2010 17:17:01 Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 12-03-2010 08:46:34 -0700, Denis Dupeyron wrote:
> > That said they were perfectly entitled to make the decision of not
> > wanting to maintain qt3 any longer. The only advice I can give is that
> > all disgruntled users and developers create a qt3 project and
> > adopt/unmask/re-commit the qt3 libraries for maintainers of packages
> > who need it. I doubt this will happen as this could have been done a
> > long time ago, but it's never too late.
> Didn't we have a graveyard thing/overlay somewhere some day? Some users
> might happily prefer to use stuff that's treecleaned, or removed due
> security issues. If removal of stuff would mean it's dumped in there it
> can be easily used by users and more easily readded later afterwards, if
> need arises.
Yes, it's called kde-sunset and it contains KDE3 and should contain Qt3
applications (maybe it does, may not all of them though) removed from tree
recently. It's not graveyard really as some users actively maintain this
(layman -a kde-sunset)