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From:
Ryan Voots
Date:
May 28, 2019 22:54
Subject:
Re: Request for permissions on indirect.pm
Message ID:
CA+sVJXkYqUcp=Otz277RWvtX5kBSPc4vtdLeuJNzWxZeJrvnZA@mail.gmail.com
Thank you for responding, That is completely fine.

I had started this as I had heard from other community members that you had
no longer been contactable.  Your domain and email no longer being valid
supported this to me.
That's why we have this process to announce to the broader community who
may have be able to contact the author before anything like a take over
will happen.

Ryan Voots

On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 10:55 PM Vincent Pit (VPIT) <vpit@cpan.org> wrote:

>
>
> Le 28/05/2019 à 03:40, Ryan Voots a écrit :
> > Adding in CC's to vpit.
> >
> > On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 6:29 PM Ryan Voots <simcop2387@simcop2387.info
> > <mailto:simcop2387@simcop2387.info>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hi,
> >
> >     I've built a fix for RT #127118 on indirect.pm <http://indirect.pm>,
> >     but it would appear that VPIT is MIA.  I've not found a way to
> >     contact him anymore and his website is now being squatted on by
> >     ads.  I believe that his cpan email address is being black-holed at
> >     his old domain.
> >
> >     This fixes a bug with threaded perls (I believe it exists in all
> >     threaded perls, but the test failure only happens with -DDEBUGGING)
> >     and indirect.pm <http://indirect.pm> so I'd like to be able to make
> >     a release of it, as strictures and a few other large modules depend
> >     on this.
> >
> >     Ryan Voots
> >
> >     https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=127118
> >
>
> How come not answering for two days qualify as "being MIA"?  Don't you
> have real work besides your free software contributions?  I do, and it
> always takes priority, especially for such a minor "issue" as the one
> you're referring to (indirect is no more broken that it was with 5.28).
>
> I decline your request for perms.  I'll publish a new release when I
> have some time.
>
> The Perl community sure knows how to reward contributors that spent
> countless hours of free work with these kinds of gems.  Such a shame...
>
>
> Vincent Pit
>

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