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From:
Olaf Alders
Date:
November 11, 2011 13:07
Subject:
Re: The module authors pledge
Message ID:
6B8B84A8-6DD0-43D0-9F06-2D0FBE77F197@wundersolutions.com

On 2011-11-10, at 6:27 PM, Neil Bowers wrote:
>> 2. Maintainer wants help
>> 
>> The other case is when a maintainer is still around, but either doesn't want to maintain a distribution anymore, or wouldn't mind a wee bit of help.  [...]
>> 
>> Maybe the solution to (1) and (2) lies with a site that would be the flip side of prepan.org (orPhAN.org ? :-) ), where modules up for adoption are listed?  But Neil brought the crucial point (I think), that no matter what, the passing of maintainership should never be done totally automatically, but should always at least get the blessing of the gardians of modules@perl.org or the ex-maintainer herself. Just, y'know, as human sanity check.
> 
> There could be two ways you could tag a module:
> 
> 	(a) up for adoption
> 	(b) open to adoption requests

(c) open to co-parenting?

Olaf
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