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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: [vote] delete old stuff
Date Fri, 26 Nov 2004 05:39:21 GMT
Hi David,

Yep. You are right. Perhaps I need to sleep. ;-)

now, I am +-0. :-)

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

David Crossley dijo:
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> Dave Brondsema dijo:
>>>Remember, SVN holds all our history so people can go back and find this
>>>stuff if they ever want to.  Deleting it from trunk means we see no
>>>value in even attempting to maintain this code.
>>>I propose we delete:
>>>whiteboard/charts - hasn't been touched for years
>>>whiteboard/layout - hasn't been touched for years
>>>tools/forrestbar - there has been no demand for compatibility with
>>>firefox 0.9+
>> I am -1 on that. Why? Somebody remeber the JBoss vs. Apache trouble,
>> sometime ago. In short JBoss claimed that the ASF stoled code from him
>> and
>> later (thanks that log4j keep his CVS history) Ceki Gulku showed them
>> that
>> the code was originaly in the log4j project.
>> Removing the history of whatever commit could come to this kind of
>> problems. I am not sure if in the future somebody will claim that we
>> stolen our own code again!
> No, you must be misunderstanding. We are not proposing
> to remove the SVN history. Just delete the files.
> It is akin to the old CVS concept of putting things
> that are not used anymore into the dusty Attic for
> safekeeping - the history accompanies the resources.

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