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Bill Ward
November 11, 2011 13:31
Re: The module authors pledge
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On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 2:43 PM, <> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 11:27:04PM +0000, Neil Bowers wrote:
> > Interesting thought. How about:
> >
> >       - if a distribution author appears to be inactive, then the author
> would receive an email to their registered
> >         CPAN email address saying "this distro appears to be inactive,
> just reply to this email to let me know otherwise".
> That's the tricky part where the the system has not to be too spammy.
> For peeps with one or two dists, it's not an issue. For the CPAN titans
> who are owning hundreds of distributions, we... probably don't want to
> send an email for every module.  We should have at most an aggregated
> reminder every X weeks, and allow for the author to see/select her
> distros in a single, easy way.
How about just do it by author - if any of the author's distros are idle
for 6 months, send them an email?

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