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From Chris Miles <chrismi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Gant is to be deleted, or will someone preserve it?
Date Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:41:36 GMT
+1 to archiving it

On Mon, 4 Feb 2019, 14:08 Paul King <paulk@asert.com.au wrote:

> +1 to archiving it. I am happy for you to add my name as a maintainer if
> that helps.
>
> On Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 5:29 PM Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Way back in 2006, Gant was an experiment in scheduling Ant tasks and
>> attempted
>> to be a build system. Hans Dockter experiment a lot with it, but in the
>> end
>> Gant was not the way forward and we got Gradle. Excellently done Hans (and
>> Adam).
>>
>> Gant was still used by GINT for a while so was maintained a bit. However
>> Gint3
>> will now use Gradle.
>>
>> Thus does Gant come to its end of existence.
>>
>> It is my intention to delete *everything* unless someone wants to take
>> control
>> of the Gant group on GitHub to preserve the code for posterity.
>>
>> --
>> Russel.
>> ===========================================
>> Dr Russel Winder      t: +44 20 7585 2200
>> 41 Buckmaster Road    m: +44 7770 465 077
>> London SW11 1EN, UK   w: www.russel.org.uk
>>
>>

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