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Re: seamonkey & rust

David Holland <> writes:

> 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
> update.

Sorry, I misunderstood.  (I think it's totally fine to add the old
seamonkey if anybody wants it.)

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