There’s an old joke among programmers about who will maintain the code when its author gets hit by a bus. This page is here so that if for some reason I’m no longer able to keep my web services running, people will know what to do.
I designate Naail Abdul Rahman (@kudanai), Vincent H0 (@dontstopnowbaby) and Ali Misbah as my virtual executors to organize such things. (And if you guys delete anything, I will haunt you from the grave!)
- One of the Above mentioned (or someone theydesignates) should become the new curator/webmaster. Please continue updating the site and mirror list and ensuring the persistence of its URIs. There is a small fund set aside for domain renewals and hosting which i will make sure that one of you will have access to details in case of my untimely demise
- Source Code
- Copyright for my GPLed source code should revert to the Free Software Foundation. They seem to have a reasonable policy about letting people use the code.
- Please keep the website operational where possible, with content written by me kept untouched where appropriate. Appropriate pages (e.g. on nashath.net) may contain a notice about what happened with a link to more info. The front page of nashath.net should be redone as appropriate with a link to the old page.
- For other stuff, email one of the guys I’m sure they will do something reasonable.
If something does happen to me, please update the footer of this page with a link. Also email the relevant lists and set up an autoresponder for my email address to email people who write to me. Feel free to publish things people say about me on the site. These are probably all obvious and I’m sure you’ll figure it out.
Hope you remember all the good times we had. Oh, and BTW, I’ll miss you all.