A general philosophical question about MacPorts

Bill Cole macportsusers-20171215 at billmail.scconsult.com
Wed Feb 20 15:32:42 UTC 2019

On 20 Feb 2019, at 10:10, Alejandro Imass wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 8:13 AM S. L. Garwood via macports-users <
> macports-users at lists.macports.org> wrote:
>> First let me say I have used MacPorts since 10.6.8.
>> [...]
>> I appreciate all the work the developers have put into MacPorts but 
>> to me
>> the handwriting on the wall was when Apple pulled the MacPorts 
>> informal
>> support they provided for years.
> Not sure what this means. What do you mean informal support, when did 
> they
> provide such support and when did they pull it?

It was actually pretty formal...

 From 2006 through 2016, Apple hosted an umbrella site for some key open 
source projects called "Mac OS Forge" which has a tombstone page at 
macosforge.org. The departure of MacPorts from Mac OS Forge as it was 
being wound down was announced in 

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