[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] Bug#814560: Abandoned upstream

Dmitry Smirnov onlyjob at debian.org
Sat Feb 13 01:31:20 UTC 2016

On Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:42:51 PM David Prévot wrote:
> > [...] because it stopped working with the latest
> > version of Firefox.
> > 
> > It's too bad, it's a fairly useful extension.
> https://github.com/kevinjacobs/HTTPS-Finder/issues/18#issuecomment-75471662
> If the situation doesn’t change, there is a priori little point shipping
> it in the next stable release (Stretch). It may even stop being useful
> in the current stable release (Jessie) since iceweasel is being updated
> to more recent LTS versions once they become available (thus the current
> tags may soon be useless).
> I intend to follow up with an RM request in a few months if nobody
> objects, ditto for Jessie if this add-on stop being useful (but feel
> free to beat me to it).

It is unfortunate that upstream is dormant but plugin still works (with 
Iceweasel 44.0-1) and quite useful. Please do not remove it until it stops 
working. I therefore downgraded severity of this bug.


P.S. Please CC to me for any updates regarding this package.

Best wishes,
 Dmitry Smirnov
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