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From Dave Brondsema <>
Subject Re: [vote] delete old stuff
Date Tue, 30 Nov 2004 04:12:08 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Dave Brondsema wrote:
>> 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.
> Deleted means it will not show up and so will not attract the attention 
> of any possible future developers interested in this area. perhaps, 
> rather than delete we should move it outside of trunk into something 
> like "graveyard".

I like the idea of a graveyard.  Good points have been raised about
losing visibility of something is svn delete'd.  Yet I think it is
important to keep our distribution fairly clean of unused and
unmaintained code.

> My votes below are for moving to "graveyard" or equivalent. I am -0 on 
> complete deleting anything.
>> I propose we delete:
>> whiteboard/charts - hasn't been touched for years
> -0 In January I will be working on developing some charting plugins. 
> However, since I can revive this at the time I do not object to it being 
> "deleted" (I have no idea what is in there or if it will be useful)


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