what is the correct way to publish an updated version of an abandoned plugin?

I have a site that was using a plugin that was abandoned all the way back 2019. I have since updated the plugin so that it works with the latest version of WP and would like to share it back to the community. Currently, it exists as a fork of the original work on github.

My thought is to just rename it, give credit to the original creator and change the publisher info to me…but I’m not sure if that runs afoul of anything or not.

Any info on this would be helpful. Cheers

 

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