As a user of the mongodb cookbook, I want to have the cookbook maintained and released to Supermarket, so that I can get cookbook updates for non-EOS versions of MongoDB. As a user of the mongodb cookbook, I want to have the cookbook up to date on Supermarket, so that I can install a version of MongoDB that is getting security updates. As a Sous Chef member, I want to be able to release to Supermarket, so that the community at large can consume the maintained fork.
Currently the mongodb cookbook on Supermarket was last released on November 11, 2014. The last commit on the GitHub repository was the day prior, November 10, 2014. At the time of the writing of this draft, the repository has 70 open issues and 35 open PRs. The last comment on any issue or PR by any maintainer was by jamesonjlee on December 9, 2014.
The Sous Chefs have been maintaining a fork of the mongodb cookbook. The fork's master branch is currently 90 commits ahead of the source repository for the cookbook. The Sous Chefs have been active on the issues on the original repository and have worked to fix them in the maintained fork.
Grant Ridder, on behalf of the Sous Chefs, has attempted on several occasions during November and December of 2016 to contact Markus Korn, the current owner on Supermarket, as well as Jameson Lee, a contributor on Supermarket and last committer on GitHub. Both individuals were each contacted with 2 different methods without response. At the time of the writing of this draft, the last evidence of activity for either user, in the context of the mongodb cookbook, is more than 2 years ago.
The Sous Chefs would therefor request that the MongoDB cookbook on Supermarket be
marked deprecated in favor of sc-mongodb
on Supermarket under provisions layed out in the
When a Cookbook is NOT Up For Adoption
section of RFC069.
Note: As the current owner of the cookbook, @thekorn can accelerate or stop this timeline at any time.
Since the Sous Chef's fork is compatible with the existing cookbook on Supermarket, no downstream impact is expected.
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