Net::LDAP Next Release & Project Governance


I. The next release of Net::LDAP will be on 2011.03.21. If you have
any bugs that you want addressed in this release, we need patches on
GitHub now. The repo for this release is

II. The next release (0.2) is changing from Ruby’s license (Ruby +
GPL) to MIT licensing.

III. I have started a discussion about the project’s governance.
Specifically, I am withdrawing as the ‘godfather’ of the project;
Net::LDAP needs more than a godfather figure and I have neither the
time, the expertise, nor the inclination to be that for this project.
As noted in the discussion (linked below) there’s one person to whom I
will give the leadership mantle to without a vote, but otherwise we
are having a vote in the next couple of weeks and then I am
withdrawing from the project. The discussion has been started at
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