Hi Andrew, We have a pretty active Django channel in our Slack group if you would like to direct all support requests there in the meantime. Many of us including myself are using Django Channels in production can help with basic support questions.
Take care of yourself and thanks for everything you've already done! https://pyslackers.com/ On Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:07:06 PM UTC-6, Andrew Godwin wrote: > > Hi all, > > I'm writing to you all to update you on the current situation of Channels > and related libraries (channels-redis and Daphne) and potentially ask for > help. > > I've been the sole maintainer of these projects for quite a while and it > has become unsustainable - all of my energy is taken up fielding issues and > support requests and I haven't been able to even get myself to start > looking at Django async stuff because of it. > > Given that, if nobody else can step forward to take over, I'll have to put > those three projects (Channels, channels-redis, and Daphne) into an > explicit maintenance mode where they only accept security requests via the > normal security@ route, and start the process of retiring them as active > Django projects, as I don't want to give the impression they're still > maintained if they're not. > > (note: the asgiref project is still fine and should probably move out of > Django to its own effort at some point giving the growing set of ASGI tools) > > If people are willing to take over maintenance, I'm happy to help explain > some things but I don't have the bandwidth to bring someone completely up > from scratch, so I can't help mentor someone who is totally new to > maintaining open-source Python (sorry!). > > Once I recover a bit from the burnout I'll be able to come back and help > with the really complex bugs; the main thing I need out of is the seemingly > endless support requests and weird WebSocket client bugs. > > My personal deadline for this is two weeks, on February 1st. If you want > to help out, please feel free to reply either here or get in touch with me > personally to chat about what's involved. > > Andrew > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Django developers (Contributions to Django itself)" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to django-developers+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/django-developers. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/django-developers/c14ad575-d72f-4e0e-910c-60afea1b7d4c%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.