I’ve used the weather_aws.pl common code for a decade.  In the past year the web service has been taken down and is no longer supported.  I think users should use weather_weatherbug.pl as an alternative.  I’m not done testing it so I can’t guarantee it is suitable.

 

So now I’m left wondering what we should do with old code like this.  This one is probably an easy “just delete the module” decision given that the underlying service is no longer available.  But I’m left wondering if we should have a policy and documentation around archiving old, unsupported, common code.  What do you all think?

 

Should we archive unsupported code, delete it outright, or just leave it?

If archive is the best option, where should we archive it?

 

Sincerely,

Michael