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Re: gtk1 phaseout: gqview-gtk1 proposed deletion

On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 05:53:15PM -0700, Stefan Schaeckeler wrote:
> Hello,
> > > Just to make sure: you only want to delete gtk1 packages for which
> > > there is also a gtk2 version? You don't want to remove gtk1 packages
> > > for which there is no gtk2 version. Nor do you want to retire gtk1?
> > >
> > > I'm asking because I use several gtk1-only programs such as xmms and
> > > gsview (the latter from wip).
> > 
> > I am in favor of removing gtk1 programs if one can say "no one could
> > rationally be using this".  I know there are some things that are gtk1
> > only still around (e.g., guile-gtk, since guile-gnome isn't really a
> > replacement), and I'm not now in favor of removing those (but ask me
> > again in 3 years :-).  I'm inclined now to remove gtk1 versions of
> > programs when there are obvious replacements that everyone should have
> > already moved to.  I think that will get rid of about 90% of gtk1
> > packages, reducing maintenance burden while not causing problems.
> Gtk1 is not updated anymore and so are most other gtk1 applications. Doesn't 
> this imply that there is no maitainance effort for keeping these packages? 
> My request is to keep xmms in pkgsrc.

How about wip/xmms2?


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