[kde-community] retiring unmaintained modules?
boud at valdyas.org
Sat Jan 10 21:56:06 UTC 2015
On Sat, 10 Jan 2015, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> Some of them like kword and koffice are already in unmaintained and closed for
> bugs, not much more we can do with them other than deleting them which i'm not
> sure it's a good idea.
Close the bugs as "unmaintained"? There's no reason to keep bugs open for
> Others like kftpgrabber may be either suggested for new people to adopt them
> and if not moved to unmaintained.
I don't believe in that -- asking for maintainers never works. It's
vanishingly rare that an unmaintained project gets a new lease of life,
and it never happens if there's no maintainer around anymore to answer
> I guess we should also be really careful, as you said some software is "done"
> and the fact that it didn't get any development doesn't mean it should be
Of course. But kmail (not kmail2) is _dead_. It's bugs should be closed.
It's silly to see it cluttering up bugzilla's weekly top-twenty stats.
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