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From:
Shlomi Fish
Date:
January 13, 2020 15:42
Subject:
Re: What to do about the fact that installinghttps://metacpan.org/release/TimeDate became broken after 1 Jan 2020 ?
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CANy4znWRX7g4J9sX82ntRfm1w7rrCYfDVangGVNncWXosCx_sA@mail.gmail.com
Hi all!

Can a CPAN admin please take action for that already? <joke>TimeDate has
become the left-pad of CPAN:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Npm_(software)#Notable_breakages </joke>.

On Wed, Jan 8, 2020 at 10:54 AM Shlomi Fish <shlomif@shlomifish.org> 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 .
> > >
>
>
>
> --
>
> Shlomi Fish       https://www.shlomifish.org/
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>
> Chuck Norris is a real programmer. He writes programs by implementing the
> most
> optimised machines for them using real atoms.
>     — http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/facts/Chuck-Norris/
>
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