Adopting Date::Convert

Can you give me a commit bit on Date::Convert, or can you
release a new version, based on what I have on
https://github.com/jforget/Date-Convert
Thank you.

The last release of Date::Convert was 20 years ago. There has not been
many bug reports since this date, only 4 bug reports, but 3 of them
show programming errors.

Another issue is that Perl has moved for these last 20 years. Among
others, there has been Kwalitee checking, publishing "Perl Best
Practices", the CPANTS website, the META.yml and META.json files, etc.
And Date::Convert has not moved with all this.

For example, some constructs has fallen out of grace, such as the
indirect object method call:

   method Hierarchical::Package::Name $param1, $param2;

which should be replaced by arrow method call:

   Hierarchical::Package::Name->method($param1, $param2)

And Date::Convert is mentioned in Neil Bower's list of CPAN Adoption
Candidates :
http://neilb.org/adoption/

So I have tweaked the code to deal with the 4 RT tickets and I have
overhauled the module architecture to follow the guidelines.

I still have the POD documentation to improve. After that, I can
release version 0.17. And for version 0.18, there are a few features
to add, e.g. the "convert_to" method and the format string to the
"date_string" method, both of them already implemented in
Date::Convert::French_Rev.

So can you please give me a commit bit on Date::Convert?

Thank you in advance.

Jean Forget
JFORGET at cpan dot org
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10/9/2020 5:23:23 AM
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My previous message was actually a message to MORTY, the
author of Date::Convert, cc the datetime list. It was not
clear, you (other datetime subscribers) might have wondered
why you received the message. Please forgive me for the
confusion.

Anyhow, I have received "Undelivered mail" messages for
MORTY's mail addresses, both the "MORTY at cpan dot org"
and "morty at umbc dot edu" adresses.

Jean Forget
JFORGET at cpan dot org

Le 09/10/2020 à 07:23, Jean Forget a écrit :
> Can you give me a commit bit on Date::Convert, or can you
> release a new version, based on what I have on
> https://github.com/jforget/Date-Convert
> Thank you.
> 
> The last release of Date::Convert was 20 years ago. There has not been
> many bug reports since this date, only 4 bug reports, but 3 of them
> show programming errors.
> 
> Another issue is that Perl has moved for these last 20 years. Among
> others, there has been Kwalitee checking, publishing "Perl Best
> Practices", the CPANTS website, the META.yml and META.json files, etc.
> And Date::Convert has not moved with all this.
> 
> For example, some constructs has fallen out of grace, such as the
> indirect object method call:
> 
>    method Hierarchical::Package::Name $param1, $param2;
> 
> which should be replaced by arrow method call:
> 
>    Hierarchical::Package::Name->method($param1, $param2)
> 
> And Date::Convert is mentioned in Neil Bower's list of CPAN Adoption
> Candidates :
> http://neilb.org/adoption/
> 
> So I have tweaked the code to deal with the 4 RT tickets and I have
> overhauled the module architecture to follow the guidelines.
> 
> I still have the POD documentation to improve. After that, I can
> release version 0.17. And for version 0.18, there are a few features
> to add, e.g. the "convert_to" method and the format string to the
> "date_string" method, both of them already implemented in
> Date::Convert::French_Rev.
> 
> So can you please give me a commit bit on Date::Convert?
> 
> Thank you in advance.
> 
> Jean Forget
> JFORGET at cpan dot org
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ponder
10/9/2020 5:35:50 AM
Dear Jean,

Neil Bowers has a blog entry on how to adopt a CPAN module: http://neilb.org/2013/07/24/adopt-a-module.html

It is actually not hard, though it takes some time to work through the list.

Tom Wyant
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harryfmudd
10/9/2020 2:18:36 PM
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