Monday, 10 October 2016

Re: Keep or remove software-center?

Jeremy Bicha [2016-10-10 10:59 -0400]:
> Some people (not me) do use software-center intentionally and I feel
> it's a freeze break to remove functionality people "depend on", 3 days
> before final release. Therefore, I propose that the freeze exception
> process be followed if someone thinks it's important that this happen
> for Ubuntu 16.10.

No, it's not important at all for 16.10. I just spotted this during my
review/cleanup of stuff that's stuck in -proposed.

But I think it is important to not leave software bitrot for too long,
as this keeps blocking other work (Python 3 transition, aptdaemon
removal, syncs from Debian, etc.), so removing this early in Z is

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