[development] Contrib module clean up - Status report

Michelle Cox mcox at charter.net
Thu Oct 26 22:05:49 UTC 2006

On 10/26/2006 4:48:39 PM, Gerhard Killesreiter (gerhard at killesreiter.de) 
> In most cases the reason probably is "maintainer forgot to set it". Feel
> free to change it to the latest release, it can easily be changed back.

Ok, will do.

> It is always difficult to guess wether a module is truly abondoned. I
> myself have modules that don't
> yet have a 4.7 release since I don't use
> them myself and there aren't
> enough patches.
> But if for example the latest commit is like one year ago on the 4.6
> branch and nothing on HEAD since then, it is safe to assume it
> won't be
> updated any time soon and maybe never. Adding a note about this will
> save people from wasting their time with it. Feel free to add such
> notes, they can also easily be removed. Add something like "this module
> hasn't
> been updated in a long time and the author isn't very resresponsive.
>It is possible the module is abondoned. The management."

That will take a little investigating in each one, so I'll go back through 
and do that once I've gotten the rest taken care of. Thanks.


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