[development] Say Hello To My Little Friend (or How To Abandon a Module)

Steven Peck sepeck at gmail.com
Fri May 9 17:12:27 UTC 2008

Was this, I don't know, discussed on the infrastructure list or IRC?

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 8:34 AM, Greg Knaddison - GVS
<Greg at growingventuresolutions.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Sometimes modules get abandoned because they are no longer needed or
> no longer make sense. Features get added to core,  CCK+Views come
> along and deprecate whole swaths of modules, etc. People need to know
> that a module has been abandoned, which is usually best communicated
> on the project node itself.  But, if you've done that and want to make
> it more clear (and, maybe, stop getting contacted to help with the
> module) what can you do?
>  http://drupal.org/user/291168
> The "Abandoned Modules" user. He's too busy sunning himself in Antigua
> to care about his modules.  He's unemployed and loving it.  Give him
> your dead modules, won't you?  If you are the author of a module and
> would like it to be assigned to this user and can't do it yourself,
> file an issue about it: http://drupal.org/project/issues/webmasters
> Note: except in rare situations, this is not for just modules that
> need a new maintainer.  You should find that some other way.  The
> "Abandoned Module" owner is like a graveyard.
> Thanks,
> Greg
> --
> Greg Knaddison
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