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Re: seamonkey & rust

On Wed, Jul 01, 2020 at 08:36:04PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
 > > Hanging onto the old version shouldn't be expensive (given the
 > > assumption that it will rapidly become insecure, same as the old
 > > firefox) so... do enough people want it to warrant keeping it around?
 > Keep in mind that the deletion criteria reads differently from "enough
 > people want it to warrant keeping".  The cost of having a directory in
 > pkgsrc, even with bulk builds, is very low.  The normal test is that we
 > believe that are essentially zero users, or that there are few users
 > compared to some actual pain, and a little bit that we can say to any
 > user "we have no idea about your circumstances, or your constraints, but
 > even so we can with certainty and in good faith tell you that you are
 > doing the wrong thing, and there is essentially zero chance that we are
 > wrong in doing so".
 > I expect firefox52 to remain for quite a while.

It's not a matter of deletion; it's a matter of adding
www/seamonkey249 with a copy of the package before the previous

I guess one user is enough for that, and we've already seen one :-)

David A. Holland

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