Taking Ownership of pypdf
pypdf is currently maintained by me, Martin Thoma. I want to avoid that pypdf ever goes unmaintained again. This document serves as a guide to avoid that if I become unavailable, e.g. due to severe health issues.
This currently is just an abstract scenario. I’m fine and I will likely do this for several more years, but I have seen how projects stand still for many years because of the maintainer becomming inactive.
What belongs to pypdf?
The resources needed for maintaining pypdf are:
When may somebody take ownership?
No activity in 180 days: If I don’t answer e-mails (email@example.com) and don’t make any commits / merges for half a year, you can consider pypdf “not maintained”.
Who may take ownership?
Preferably, one of the owners of the Github
py-pdf organization takes care of
From my current perspective (Martin Thoma, 27th of August 2023), the following people might be candidates: