I think this is a nice move. We should get rid of all the dead files out
of the trunk. We can take this over bugzilla.


On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 15:14 -0400, Matthew Barnes wrote:
> With GNOME 2.22 development just now getting under way, this seems like
> a good time for some fall cleaning.  There's quite a few files still
> living in Subversion trunk that we did not ship for GNOME 2.20.
> I've filed a series of bug reports about this, hoping that we can
> collectively sift through the lists and decide what should stay and what
> should go, as maybe spot files we *should* have shipped that got
> overlooked.
> I'm of the opinion that, in general, trunk should only contain what we
> ship.  If we need to resurrect a file down the road we can always fetch
> it from SCM archives.  Keeping dead, unshipped source code files in
> trunk is especially detrimental to developers because someone will
> inevitably waste time maintaining them, not realizing or forgetting
> they're dead.  I've lost track of the number of times this has happened
> to me.
> Here's the list of bug reports.  Please to comments about specific files
> to the appropriate bug.
> (Evolution)
> (Evolution-Data-Server)
> (Evolution-Exchange)
> (GtkHtml)
> Matthew Barnes
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