I did a quick search, they actually did end it this october and the money will now be transfered back to everybody
Because you're thinking I'm a liar ?
So, to be clear:
I'm not a liar
The project is not died. Rewrite in progress and I don't care about those people which are not happy.
The fix for the letsencrypt will not come, because the problem is not on the plugin side it is a openssl version problem.