How to get a Fix to an Abandoned Project?

Gregory Piñero gregpinero at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 22:07:18 CEST 2006


On 20 Sep 2006 08:08:01 -0700, Adam Jones <ajones1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Gregory Piñero wrote:
> > Say hello to pydelicious's new home ;-)
> > http://code.google.com/p/pydelicious/
> >
> > -Greg
>
> Unless you are the original project's maintainer or have their consent
> on this it is usually bad form to name your fork the same thing as the
> original project. Granted, for something that has withered and died
> this may not be much of an issue, but it is good to know for future
> reference.
>
> -Adam

I took that issue into consideration.  I figure in this case it's not
a fork but rather a "move" ;-)

If the author ever returns he can take over the project and move it
wherever he wants.  So we need a new word perhaps instead of forked
let's call it "house sitting"

-Greg



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