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bug#33846: [PATCH] gnu: ruby: Remove versions 1.8, 2.1 and 2.2.

From: Alex Vong
Subject: bug#33846: [PATCH] gnu: ruby: Remove versions 1.8, 2.1 and 2.2.
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 16:00:44 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

I add the missing copyright notice
and push as 8ef06557473e4394c2d0d9d54b45c43456419b66

Alex Vong <address@hidden> writes:

> Pjotr Prins <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Sun, Dec 23, 2018 at 05:39:09PM +0800, Alex Vong wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> This patch removes all ruby versions which have reached EOL since they
>>> no longer receive official security updates.
>>> However, please do complain if you need to use one of these
>>> versions. IMO, it is better to have a central place for them to receive
>>> (unofficial) security updates (e.g. Debian will support ruby 2.1 until
>>> 2020), than to roll your own security updates (which is error-prone and
>>> duplicate effort).
>> Thanks Alex,
>> No objection. Note that we now have the channel mechanism to suport
>> older versions of software we don't need to maintain older versions
>> inside GNU Guix if there are no down stream dependencies.
> OK. I have found that there is a guix-chromium channel. So I think I
> understand what you mean now.
>> Pj.
> Thanks,
> Alex

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