[Bug 672212] [NEW] please remove revtex from the archive

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Sun Nov 7 18:35:07 GMT 2010

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Binary package hint: revtex

Removed from Debian a little over a month ago, here's the message from

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff 
To: Debian Bug Tracking System 
Subject: RM: revtex -- RoQA; obsolete, unused
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 19:22:11 +0200

Package: ftp.debian.org
Severity: normal

Please remove revtex:

Orphaned since a year, last maintainer upload in 2002

Even in 2002 the package has already been declared obsolete:

> This package is now obsolete, REVTeX 4, provided by
> the package tetex-extra should be used instead. This package is kept
> in order to provide backward compatibility (for older documents
> prepared with REVTeX 3.1 rather than REVTeX 4).


From: Debian FTP Masters
We believe that the bug you reported is now fixed; the following
package(s) have been removed from unstable:

    revtex |     3.1-13 | source, all

------------------- Reason -------------------
RoQA; obsolete, unused

** Affects: revtex (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Wishlist
         Status: New

** Affects: revtex (Debian)
     Importance: Unknown
         Status: Unknown

please remove revtex from the archive
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