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Re: seamonkey & rust

On Friday 2020-07-03 08:38, Greg Troxel wrote:

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

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

I would like to see the old seamonkey added.


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