On Sat, Mar 7, 2020 at 11:21 AM Ulrich Mueller <u...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > >>>>> On Sat, 07 Mar 2020, Matt Turner wrote: > > >> > The list is almost exclusively about dev-python/, i.e. packages that > >> > do not install end-user applications but Python modules. > >> > >> Like www-apps/nikola, for example? > > > This is not a productive way to communicate. > > The point is that packages that are perfectly working, actively > maintained upstream (and the ebuild version bumped in the last month) > are being last-rited all of a sudden. > > What message does that send to users about the suitability of Gentoo > for usage in a production environment?
I would hope that it would communicate that the Gentoo developers doing the maintenance have too many packages to maintain and could use some help from those interested! That is, instead of getting a bunch of complaints.