So this is something like an official announcement. The original announcement can be found on this GitHub issue: https://github.com/bevry/docpad/issues/821#issuecomment-38612150
That's it. I'm super lazy so I'm just linking to the original. lol
This no longer applies. Ben has found a way to reignite my interest in it. And since now I spend much more time in Node.js DocPad is a big focus point for me.