Etch Won't Ship Wordpress
Written on 2007-03-07.
So the security team decided to kick Wordpress from Etch since they assume it won't be sanely maintainable over the course of 30-36 months. This practice surprises me a bit, especially since upstream plans to support the 2.0.x series until 2010 and the package is currently very well maintained by Kai Hendry.
So what's the problem? Is it manpower? I guess not, since Kai even offered to provide security updated packages when they become available, which was rejected with a friendly "EOD for me.".
Anyway, since my blog will become unsupported soon, I need to switch to something else. So dear lazyweb, what is the next best alternative to WP available in Etch? I need good comment spam protection and an option to import my old wordpress entries.
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