[Xorg] Support of ancient servers in Xorg tree?

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Tue Aug 17 04:45:40 PDT 2004

On Maw, 2004-08-17 at 12:26, Keith Whitwell wrote:
> Hmm.  I'd prefer to see that differently - the presumption should be that the 
> code should be ripped out unless somebody steps up and (a) protests and (b) is 
> seen to demonstrate willingness to maintain the code.  I don't see any value 
> in keeping broken code in the tree otherwise.  If someone wants it back in the 
> future, it will still be in the repository (just not visible on the head).
> Otherwise, we're all tiptoe-ing around trying not to offend people who 
> probably don't exist & if they do are much more interested in other stuff.

After this release the assumption is it gets a lot more modular, so
perhaps the legacy code should lurk for this release and the release
notes should indicate what is going away, so people have time to save it
if they wish.


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