package removal explanation?
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Dustin Kirkland
> Can anyone point me to documentation or mailing list discussion as to
> why xmms was removed from Ubuntu universe?
> * https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xmms
> I mean, I know that upstream for the project is essentially dead, and
> there are tons of other alternative music players available.
> But xmms remains rock-solid for my use cases (streaming over http),
> and I continue to build it in my PPA for each Ubuntu release.
The Debian discussion is probably most informative. If I remember
correctly, we removed it in response to Debian removing it.
Highlights are: gtk-1.2, no UTF-8 support, hundreds of longstanding
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