Issues with oudated ports / GitHub

Marcel Bischoff marcel at
Fri Oct 7 10:18:54 PDT 2016

On 16/10/07, Ken Cunningham wrote:
>And there are "requests for ports" ( I think this means new requests
>for ports that don’t presently exist, mostly) that go back 11 years.
>Port submissions that go back the same length of time. Possibly some
>kind of massive clean-out of the old, dead, never-will-be-touched stuff
>might need to happen.

Thank you, this is a good illustration of what I mean when I write
MacPorts feels "stale", "dry" and "dated" when actually it is none of
those things. Having tickets open for 11 years does not inspire
confidence for prospective collaborators.

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