On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 03:05:18PM -0500, Doug Goldstein wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 6:28 PM, Ryan Hill <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 17 Jul 2010 22:23:03 +0200
> > Matti Bickel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> On 07/17/2010 09:58 PM, Matti Bickel wrote:
> >> > since there's no dev-lang/php-5.1* version in the tree anymore, this
> >> > eclass is useless. It will be removed on 17th August 2010.
> >> I've just been told by scarabeus that eclass removal is a two years
> >> minimum process. So it'll be removed 17th August 2012 and marked #@DEAD
> >> (deprived of functionality) in the next days.
> > /me shakes his fist once again at the inanity of this policy.
> Just remove it! If the council can not be bothered to help developers
> develop but instead hinder developers from developing, then they are
> no longer relevant and should be treated as such. Other course of
> action could always be that they should all be kicked out and replaced
> with a suitable organization to ensure Gentoo's technical and
> developmental success.
Thats a bit harsh
We are already planning to re-visit this issue:
> Doug Goldstein
Alex Alexander :: wired