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Sunsetting an Open Source Project


Let's go over a few things, such as archiving to help let others know that your open source project is no longer being maintained.

Quick Jump: Things You Can Do to Sunset Your Project

If you have a reasonably popular open source project, it’s often a good idea to decommission the project instead of deleting it without notice.

Fortunately GitHub makes this really easy to do with its archive feature, but there’s also a few other things you can do before archiving your repo to ensure your sunsetting message is clear. Here’s a ~5 minute video going over that.

Things You Can Do to Sunset Your Project

What was the last open source project you sunsetted? Let me know below.

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