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From: Robert Rothenberg
May 8, 2021 11:50
Message ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
When I log in to PAUSE, it still shows it as owned by ADOPTME.
On 26/02/2021 10:12, Neil Bowers wrote:
> Hi John,
> TL;DR: I’ve transferred the first-come permissions on
> Algorithm-SkipList to you.
> I’m one of the PAUSE admins.
> I was surprised to see Algorithm-SkipList marked as owned by
> ADOPTME in
> PAUSE, which is not the case in MetaCPAN, where it is owned by Robert
> Rothenburg (although it is marked for adoption, see
> As Dan Book pointed out, when you search for a module on CPAN, by
> default you’re shown the release that’s in the CPAN Index. Usually
> that’s the most recent release, but it might not be (for example
> developer releases don’t go in the index, and if the uploader didn’t
> have any indexing permission(s), then it would also not be indexed).
> And the person listed against it is the person who uploaded it.
> What is the process for adoption, assuming that RRWO is amenable?
> Given it’s marked as ADOPTME, the process is that you ask the PAUSE
> admins, and it’s polite to ask for the blessing of the previous owner
> (and Robert has given that). If the distribution is depended on by a
> lot of other CPAN modules, then we’ll consider whether you’re the
> right person to take it on, or at least that you’re aware that
> releasing a broken version could result in a cascade of failures. If
> you hover over the bars next to the distribution name, you’ll see that
> two distributions depend on this, which isn’t concerning.
> So I’ve transferred first-come from ADOPTME to you, for all the
> modules in the distribution. Thanks for taking this on.
> Final point: when you submit requests like these, please include your
> PAUSE id. I hope JGAMBLE was the right John Gamble? ;-)