On Sat, May 09, 2015 at 08:35:13AM -0700, tony mancill wrote:
> On 05/06/2015 10:54 PM, tony mancill wrote:
> > An update on this... I'm in the midst of packaging 2.6.5, but it in
> > turn requires an update to libxmltooling-java to version 1.4.4, which I
> > am working on now.
> In an email exchange with Scott Cantor, who works on this family of
> libraries upstream, he stated that the v2 libraries will be EOL this
> summer, and that he would advise not to ship them in a release unless
> Debian will maintain them.
> Based upon that information, the low popcon, and the fact that this
> cluster of packages appear to be leaf packages (I can't find r-deps for
> I'm not going to take action to prevent the automated removal from
> testing and am considering requesting that the packages be removed from
> the archive. If people are using these libraries and can make a case
> for them being available in Debian, please speak up.
Since noone objected and since they're already dropped from testing
for three weeks now, I'll also request removal from unstable now.
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