[development] situation with unmaintained user-contributed modules
gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Jan 4 21:51:17 UTC 2007
jillsemail at bendbroadband.com wrote:
> What is the process to 'fix the situation' when the module developer does not respond to any posts about his/her module via the 'issues' process and does not do anything when users contribute patches to fix bugs or add features?
If you are interested you can volunteer to take over such modules.
> And, to make it more difficult, some developers have set their profiles so that they cannot be contacted via email, meaning there is no direct way for a user to communicate with them. I understand not wanting to be bothered, of course...but how does one know if they have 'lost interest' or are 'just busy'?
You can always use the issue tracker to create an issue against
drupal.org maintenance. The webmasters can contact a user even when the
contact tab is disabled.
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