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Sawyer X
February 28, 2018 14:54
Re: MJD modules are orhapns; please adopt them
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On 02/26/2018 05:16 PM, demerphq wrote:
> On 26 February 2018 at 12:05, Sawyer X <> wrote:
>> On 02/23/2018 08:54 PM, Karen Etheridge wrote:
>>> Please, please be careful who you transfer permissions to -- "any
>>> interested person" leaves open the possibility that someone meaning
>>> well could take over who is not sufficiently qualified to maintain
>>> modules of such importance to the Perl ecosystem.
>> Agreed.
>>> If you wish to give up first-come permissions entirely, I would
>>> suggest giving first-come to one of the PAUSE admins or the pumpking,
>>> who can suitably vet any successors.
>> Furthermore, any module that is dual-core should have at least two
>> maintainers (or at least two co-maints). If you can also add "P5P" to
>> those, it would allow p5p to make releases when either one or both are
>> not available.
> Is there a reason we dont just make Perl upstream for Memoize and
> Tie::File and move these modules from cpan/ to dist/?
> Then neither of these concerns are material. The perl5porters would handle them.

The only reason not to do it is in case someone outside p5p would like
to maintain them.

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