macports 1.7.1 deprecated

Joshua Root jmr at
Mon Nov 16 11:38:41 PST 2009

On 2009-11-17 06:00, Daniel J. Luke wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2009, at 8:07 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> and the small number of users still using Panther didn't justify the developer resources to restore it.
> While that's true, it reads more like a company with dedicated developers making a decision.
> If there were lots of people in the community who wanted to take responsibility for Panther (testing and patching things so they continue to work there), I think it's very likely that that work would be integrated ...

Absolutely. We certainly don't want to discourage anyone from doing just
that if they think it's worthwhile. However, nobody has stepped up, so
those of us who are maintaining things are just directing our efforts as
we think best.

- Josh

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