This is important: there are many packages that are written in Julia 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, etc and are abandoned/unmaintained. One solution to help these packages revive is to use FemtoCleaner to removed deprecated syntax.
Now, FemtoCleaner does not work for online repositories (https://github.com/JuliaComputing/FemtoCleaner.jl/issues/113)
I created a Readme update pull request (https://github.com/JuliaComputing/FemtoCleaner.jl/pull/112) 2 months ago which allows running FemtoCleaner offline using Julia 0.6.4. The developers have abandoned this project and my pull request has remained open!
Based on reports, people still have difficulty using my pull request.
I have created PRs for FemtoCleaner and Deprecations that updates some of their syntaxes:
I wanted to ask developers to help revive FemtoCleaner. Ideally, running that on latest Julia.
We need to make all those abandoned packages useful again. :
This simple search brings me more than 5000 repositories that they were lastly updated in 2017.