Remove python-appindicator and gir1.2-appindicator-0.1

Bug #1740637 reported by Jeremy Bicha on 2017-12-30
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Bug Description

gir1.2-appindicator-0.1 has no reverse dependencies (it is for gtk2 GObject Introspection)

There are only 2 packages that recommend python-appindicator. It would be trivial to drop the recommends. Those 2 packages (deluge and
gtk-recordmydesktop) will probably be removed from Debian approx. September 2019 because they use pygtk.

$ reverse-depends python-appindicator
Reverse-Recommends
==================
* deluge-gtk
* gtk-recordmydesktop

previous reverse depends
-----------------------
* cherrytree β€” dependency on python-appindicator was dropped early in bionic. RM requested in LP: #1731725
* hamster-indicator - source package was removed (LP: #1739797)

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OTHER GTK2 REVERSE DEPENDS
--------------------------
The other gtk2 libraries for libappindicator aren't planned for removal yet.

$ reverse-depends libappindicator0.1-cil
Reverse-Depends
===============
* libappindicator0.1-cil-dev
* tasque

$ reverse-depends libappindicator1
Reverse-Recommends
==================
* nautilus-dropbox

Reverse-Depends
===============
* alarm-clock-applet
* gir1.2-appindicator-0.1 (proposed removal here)
* gmpc
* growl-for-linux
* gxkb
* hime
* indicator-application-gtk2
* libappindicator-dev
* libappindicator0.1-cil
* nitroshare
* parcellite
* python-appindicator (proposed removal here)
* quicksynergy
* wallch

Related branches

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2018-01-03
tags: added: py2-removal
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2018-03-29
description: updated
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2018-11-23
description: updated
description: updated
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2019-01-17
description: updated
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