[kde-community] retiring unmaintained modules?

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Tue Jan 13 23:24:44 UTC 2015


On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 9:46 PM, Boudewijn Rempt <boud at valdyas.org> wrote:
> Then I think that all these kmail 1 bugs should be moved en masse to kmail2.
> Either they are useful for kmail2, or they are not; if they are not, they
> should be closed as unmaintained, and if they are, they are kmail2 bugs.
>
>
> On Tue, 13 Jan 2015, laurent Montel wrote:
>
>> Le Sunday 11 January 2015 23:33:09 Luigi Toscano a écrit :
>>>
>>> Boudewijn Rempt ha scritto:
>>>>>
>>>>> 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
>>>>> killed.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Of course. But kmail (not kmail2) is _dead_. It's bugs should be closed.
>>>
>>>
>>> I would ask Laurent first. He said in the past that the UI part of
>>> kmail2 is really close to kmail1. Are those bugs "real" bugs and not
>>> wishlists, right?
>>
>>
>> Hi,
>> Indeed Kmail1 is dead, but some bugs associate to kmail1 can be reproduce
>> in
>> kmail2 and in the past I fixed some kmail1 bugs
>> (All wishlist in kmail1 were closed or moved to kmail2)
>>
>> After that I don't want to see all kmail1 bug removed from bugzilla, as I
>> write some bug can be reproduce in kmail2
>>
>> So please don't close them.
>>
>> Regards.

+1 to moving the still relevant bugs to the new component.
In KDevelop 3 to 4 transition we did something similar IIRC, we went
through the bugs quite some times still checking if they made sense
and those that didn't we just closed them en-masse.

Aleix



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