Speaker Katie McLaughlin
Time 2017-08-06 09:00
Conference PyCon Au 2017

The context matters. Why was the project abandoned? What is the story?

  • Github fork limitations.
  • Licensing. Different defaults for different cloud providers.
  • Old code needs to be updated or die. Security concerns. EOL languages/features.
  • Python 2.7 EOL in 2 years 7 months 6 days 15 hours 29 minutes.
  • Python 3 supports emoji.
  • Porting Python 2.7 to Python 3 important.
  • Any project needs attention.
  • Hostile forks don't help anyone.
  • Abandon responsibly. Update documentation. Mark it as inactive. Link to a better solution.
  • No Maintenance Intended.
  • Transfer ownership.