[arch-dev-public] Removal of zope2 and zope from extra

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 11 22:03:44 EDT 2009

Douglas Soares de Andrade wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I would like to remove zope and zope2 from extra, as they are not correctly 
> packaged and i have the following points to dont use then anymore:
> - They have only 0.10 ~ 0.15 users
> - They are not correctly packaged
> - Zope3 is not heavily used (its libs are quite a lot used)
> - Plone does not work with this zope2 package (which renders it almost 
> unusable)
> - With the new tecnologies like buildout there is no need for building a Zope 
> package
> Note that i will keep zope.interface in extra, as it is a very used package 
> and it is a dep for twisted.
> So i would like to remove then (zope2 and zope) asap and kill 2 bugs on my 
> queue.
> Thoughts  ?

With mailman having an update waiting that brings compatibility with 
python2.6, I can also look at removing python24 from the repos at the 
same time.


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