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Shlomi Fish
Date:
January 8, 2020 08:54
Subject:
Re: What to do about the fact that installinghttps://metacpan.org/release/TimeDate became broken after 1 Jan 2020 ?
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20200108103114.2a840ed7@telaviv1.shlomifish.org
Hi Graham and all,

On Tue, 07 Jan 2020 21:33:54 +0000
"Graham Barr" <gbarr@pobox.com> wrote:

> I have not had anything to do with anything Perl for a long time so I'm ok
> with anyone taking ownership 
> 
> Graham
> 

Thanks for the update, Graham! So: does anyone else want ownership of TimeDate?

> On Tue, Jan 7, 2020, at 18:04, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > installing https://metacpan.org/release/TimeDate from CPAN while running
> > tests has become broken -
> > https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=124509 . Its maintainer -
> > https://metacpan.org/author/GBARR didn't make a release of any of his
> > distros since July 2017 and had no github activity for at least a year -
> > https://github.com/gbarr . Graham, are you there?
> > 
> > I suggest making an emergency update release with the fix to the test file,
> > and if no one better volunteers instead, I volunteer to receive COMAINT on
> > all the TimeDate namespaces (see https://metacpan.org/release/TimeDate )
> > and fix bugs, apply patches, etc. I am https://metacpan.org/author/SHLOMIF
> > on CPAN.
> > 
> > Are there any better suggestions?
> > 
> > -- 
> > 
> > Shlomi Fish       https://www.shlomifish.org/
> > Original Riddles - https://www.shlomifish.org/puzzles/
> > 
> > Cast your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will find it again.
> >     — Ecclesiastes 1:11
> > 
> > Please reply to list if it's a mailing list post - http://shlom.in/reply .
> >  



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