[clo-devel] Abandoned projects

Hans Hübner hans.huebner at gmail.com
Thu May 12 16:37:36 UTC 2011

On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 6:34 PM,  <dherring at tentpost.com> wrote:
> Hans Hübner wrote:
> How about advertising projects in need of a maintainer.  People may not
> realize they are unreachable, people may not know something is
> unmaintained, ...
> IMO, shutting down the mailing lists should be a final step before
> mothballing a project and relegating it to a single archive tarball.  It
> would seem reasonable to change the config for unmaintained lists to
> auto-reject moderation requests, with a message mentioning the project is
> currently unmaintained and a pointer on how to change that.

These are two sensible suggestions.  I'm going to collect the projects
in question and post the list to my Blog (which will then end on
Planet Lisp, too).  I'll also change the mailman configuration in the
way that you've suggested.


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