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Posted Dec 22, 2011 7:27 UTC (Thu) by jrw (subscriber, #69959)
As has been pointed out elsewhere, there are packaging techniques which allow for dynamically loading third-party hosted software when the outer package is installed. That may be the only remaining alternative if there's any interest in keeping these packages alive. In my case, I can download and install them manually, so that would only be a small convenience to me.
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