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Ryan Thompson
Date:
January 8, 2020 11:18
Subject:
Re: What to do about the fact that installinghttps://metacpan.org/release/TimeDate became broken after 1 Jan 2020 ?
Message ID:
4812b0a7-0567-99cd-f345-dcdc40efa5b0@ry.ca
Hello all,

If no one else wants to, I'm willing to take over TimeDate and stay on 
top of the issues going forward.

I also have some extra bandwidth right now to get another release out 
ASAP. I've tested the patch from RT and it does seem to do the trick.

- Ryan <rjt@cpan.org>

On 2020-01-08 2:31 a.m., Shlomi Fish wrote:
> 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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