Move kppp away from kdenetwork

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sun Aug 15 21:55:00 BST 2010


A Diumenge, 15 d'agost de 2010, Eckhart W├Ârner va escriure:
> Hi everybody,
> 
> I want to open another "slaughtering old stuff" thread, this time it's
> about kppp. :-)
> 
> 1) Mobile broadband today is handled by tools like NetworkManager in a much
> more automated way.
> 
> 2) Plain old dial-up is barely used anymore.
> 
> 3) For plain old dial-up, there is also an alternative: wvdial plasmoid,
> http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/wvdial+plasmoid?content=101481
> The plasmoid seems to have some users and is sometimes even suggested in
> forums, in contrast to kppp.
> 
> 4) Looking at svn, kppp got little to no love in the last few years.
> 
> 5) I just learnt that beginning with SC 4.4, FreeBSD doesn't even ship kppp
> anymore ([21:16:43] <rakuco> it doesn't compile).
> 
> Therefore I propose to move kppp out of kdenetwork and into unmaintained
> stuff.

Unless you have data saying it doesn't work, what's the reason of removing 
something someone might be using, remember KDE is used my millions of people.

Albert

> 
> Eckhart




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