[dancer-users] Development of Dancer stalling? What to do?

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Tue Dec 22 09:45:39 EST 2020

On 12/22/20 10:36 AM, Gabor Szabo wrote:
> I am sorry if my email felt as a criticism of the core developers. It was not meant that way. I am certainly thankful to
> all the people who contributed to Dancer and especially the core developers who put in many hours of their free time. I
> am sorry if my email caused you any frustration from an unthankful user.
> On the other hand I am sure everyone understands that those people who have put in their free time and created the 32
> pull-request that have not been integrated yet might also feel frustrated that their work is not appreciated. Some of
> those PRs are from 2014-2015.

Maybe we can "meet" and sort these out.

> Then there are those people (like myself) who would want to contribute, but seeing the number of PRs and open issues and
> the lack of movement on them, are discouraged to even start.
> (e.g. I've started to set up GitHub Actions for Dancer)

It would be cool and useful to have a CPAN dashboard for the Dancer2 eco system :-).

> The goal of my mail was, as I tried to include that in the last part of the message, to try to figure out what could be
> done to improve the situation:
> - accept or close the PR
> - fix or close the issues
> I can even imagine that there are companies out there - e.g. the employers of those on this list - that might be ready
> to finance some work around Dancer. There might be some core maintainers who would be ready to accept payment for some
> extra work on Dancer (or lets say Dancer* meaning also all the plugins).

Finance a hackathon would be great (when COVID is under control).


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