[development] adoption for 'abandoned' modules?

Steven Peck speck at blkmtn.org
Sun Jan 21 08:15:08 UTC 2007

We do have access to the email addresses regardless of contact settings
and often a private email is sent before transfer is done.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org [mailto:development-
> bounces at drupal.org] On Behalf Of Darren Oh
> Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2007 9:52 PM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: Re: [development] adoption for 'abandoned' modules?
> On Jan 20, 2007, at 10:31 PM, Angela Byron wrote:
> > We shouldn't be encouraging people to e-mail maintainers. We should
> > be encouraging people to use issue queues, because that's where
> > community development and support happens. I specifically disabled
> > my contact form for this reason. I know other maintainers have as
> > well.
> The point is for one person with an active interest in the module to
> be able to check with developers to see why they are not responding
> to the issue queue. I've been told several times to check with the
> module maintainer when a module I was interested seemed to be
> abandoned. Two modules have been turned over to me when I reported
> that the maintainer's contact form was disabled. It would have been
> nice to have been able to ask the former maintainers if they intended
> to be actively involved in future development.

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