[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#938642: telepathy-python: Python2 removal in sid/bullseye

Simon McVittie smcv at debian.org
Wed Sep 4 19:09:04 BST 2019

Control: severity -1 serious
Control: affects -1 python-jarabe sugar-browse-activity sugar-imageviewer-activity sugar-memorize-activity sugar-pippy-activity python-sugar3 tictactoe-ng
Control: block -1 by 938581 938583 938588 938591 938592 938595 938667

On Fri, 30 Aug 2019 at 07:55:23 +0000, Matthias Klose wrote:
> - If the package is dead upstream, cannot be converted or maintained
>   in Debian, it should be removed from the distribution.

telepathy-python has been dead upstream since 2011[1] (the most recent
release was 2010) and has never supported Python 3. It is currently
still in Debian due to reverse dependencies. I think it should be removed.

[1] https://blogs.gnome.org/danni/2011/11/17/let-us-not-mourn-telepathy-python/

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