[aur-general] Deletion Requests
gadget3000 at msn.com
Mon Aug 29 06:59:06 EDT 2011
I don't think I flagged either package out of date but either way thanks for
letting me know about old projects. I'm still a bit of a noob here :P
I do have a question though. What if it's an old multiplayer only project? I
nobody plays it, nobody will want to use it.
On 29 August 2011 11:31, Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de> wrote:
> 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 And, btw., there's no need to flag it as out-of-date, if there's no new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 "Out-of-date" doesn't mean the package is old.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 "Out-of-date" means there's a newer upstream version available.
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