[aur-general] Deletion Requests
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Mon Aug 29 06:31:20 EDT 2011
Am Mon, 29 Aug 2011 12:28:50 +0200
schrieb Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de>:
> Am Mon, 29 Aug 2011 10:59:32 +0100
> schrieb gadget3000 <gadget3000 at msn.com>:
> > clickosquare
> > (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=43425) - Dead project
> > since 2002. No maintainer and only 7 votes.
> Actually I'm not a TU and don't know this package, but I think as long
> as it works there's no need to remove it just because it's old and not
> developed anymore.
> If it's not developed anymore a maintainer is not necessary to be able
> to install it.
> Such a package could be removed if it doesn't work anymore or has
> security issues.
And, btw., there's no need to flag it as out-of-date, if there's no new
upstream version. "Out-of-date" doesn't mean the package is old.
"Out-of-date" means there's a newer upstream version available.
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