Bug 263910 - www/ttf2eot: Deprecate and set expiration date to 2022-06-30
Summary: www/ttf2eot: Deprecate and set expiration date to 2022-06-30
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Only Me
Assignee: Daniel Engberg
Depends on:
Reported: 2022-05-11 06:33 UTC by Daniel Engberg
Modified: 2022-05-23 23:59 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
bugzilla: maintainer-feedback? (portmaster)

Patch for tt2eot (442 bytes, patch)
2022-05-11 06:33 UTC, Daniel Engberg
no flags Details | Diff
git diff to depreciate www/ttc2eot (442 bytes, patch)
2022-05-11 18:12 UTC, Chris Hutchinson
portmaster: maintainer-approval+
Details | Diff

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Description Daniel Engberg freebsd_committer 2022-05-11 06:33:49 UTC
Created attachment 233844 [details]
Patch for tt2eot

Obsolete font format that's been suprseded by OTF/TTF/WOFF/WOFF2
Last known major browser to support this is Internet Explorer 11
Comment 1 Chris Hutchinson 2022-05-11 18:04:06 UTC
(In reply to Daniel Engberg from comment #0)
In principal I concur. But my web logs indicate it's
not quite time to retire this. How about either 1)
we revisit this in a year or 2) push the expire out
some 9 mos? If you change it to 9mos. consider this maintainer+

Thanks Daniel! :-)

Comment 2 Chris Hutchinson 2022-05-11 18:12:44 UTC
Created attachment 233861 [details]
git diff to depreciate www/ttc2eot

Here's my proposal, which removes it on 11/30.
Would this be an agreeable compromise? :-)


Comment 3 Daniel Engberg freebsd_committer 2022-05-23 11:29:38 UTC
Sorry for the late reply, I don't see why we should keep it around longer as Microsoft is sunsetting IE11 "June 15, 2022" officially.
Reference: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/05/19/the-future-of-internet-explorer-on-windows-10-is-in-microsoft-edge/
Comment 4 Chris Hutchinson 2022-05-23 23:59:25 UTC
(In reply to Daniel Engberg from comment #3)
Because people don't/won't jump ship just because
their vendor no longer supports their browser/version.
In fact some will even fork it, so they can continue
using it -- see Pale Moon fe.
If you feel that strongley about it. Go ahead and do
as you see fit. I don't see this tiny port as any kind
of burden. So I guess I don't see the/any urgency, myself.