On Thu, 2019-08-15 at 09:33 +0200, Miro Hrončok wrote:
> On 15. 08. 19 7:39, Vít Ondruch wrote:
> > Of course you might consider this special case, but apparently all the
> > other people who speak up had different special cases.
> "special cases aren't special enough to break the rules"
> I still think that if somebody would need to keep package unretired for 1.5+ 
> years, they have options:
>   - let it be retired, unretire, retag (as in: "I don't give a damn")
>   - request an exception with proper reasons (as in: "I have proper reasons")
> Just being able to let the package rot for 3+ releases is not good enough 
> reason 

Or just fix it so it damn well builds. Even if *you* don't need to use
it. I mean, is it so hard? I get *itchy* if I have an FTBFS bug on one
of my packages for three days. I can't imagine letting one sit there
for six months!
Adam Williamson
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