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sr #110999: Remove no longer used additional libidn/libidn2.git repository

Submitter:  Simon Josefsson <jas>
Submitted:  Wed 03 Jan 2024 12:20:31 PM UTC
Category:  Additional Git repositories Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  1 - Wish Status:  Works For Me
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  ineiev
Operating System:  None Open/Closed:  Open
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Mon 15 Jan 2024 12:11:54 PM UTC, comment #4: 

It doesn't seem to me that it may confuse the users if you provide a right description.

Ineiev <ineiev>
Site Administrator
Thu 11 Jan 2024 06:26:28 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Thank you -- I have removed all the files and added a README now.

The link to the libidn2.git repository is still available under the "Source code" menu on the project homepage though:

It would be nice to hide the link as it is likely to confuse users.  Archivist who wants to find the retrieve history should be able to locate it via cgit anyway.


Simon Josefsson <jas>
Fri 05 Jan 2024 08:59:59 PM UTC, comment #2: 

It would also be okay if you git-rm'd the files (they will still be in the version history) and push that leaving only the README file in the working copy if the project were to be checked out.  That README file could give all of the details of getting to the new location of the project.  That type of strategy should keep everyone happy because it makes it clear to people looking there where they should really be going now.  It keeps archivists happy because nothing has been removed since it is all safe and still available in the version history.

Bob Proulx <rwp>
Site Administrator
Fri 05 Jan 2024 07:16:52 AM UTC, comment #1: 

We generally keep repositories even if they are unused.  You can update its label to say it's obsolete at and add a README file that will be displayed by Cgit.

Ineiev <ineiev>
Site Administrator
Wed 03 Jan 2024 12:20:31 PM UTC, original submission:  

Hi!  The additional git repository libidn/libidn2.git was added long ago but we are not using it any more.  Can you remove it?  Please don't remove the main libidn repository :-)


Simon Josefsson <jas>


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    2024-01-15 ineiev Open/ClosedClosed Open
    2024-01-11 ineiev StatusIn Progress Works For Me
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    2024-01-05 ineiev StatusNone In Progress
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