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Date:      Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:35:33 +0000
From:      Koichiro IWAO <meta@vmeta.jp>
To:        Xin Li <delphij@delphij.net>
Cc:        ports@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: please merge www/speedtest-mini quarterly
Message-ID:  <0000014f7304b87e-da697379-aeff-4942-93b5-5b7dac4b856f-000000@us-west-2.amazonses.com>
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> It's done now (r395451), thanks for pointing this out.

Thanks for your quick response.

> Is there any specific reason that the upstream are not willing to use
> versioned distfiles?  It could be challenging for those who have never
> installed this to figure out what have been changed, etc.
> 
> Cheers,

They don't disclose the reason not to use versioned distfile.
I also suffer distfile is not versioned but we still have to make an
ad hoc patch.

They just say:
> Ookla Speedtest Mini application is offered "as is," free of charge and
> without any support. Ookla will introduce new features to it every so 
> often.
> This may mean that you will need to download it again periodically.
> It is up to you to keep the application updated.

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