magnus at therning.org
Tue Sep 25 08:38:33 CEST 2012
On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 1:47 AM, <tam at hiddenrock.com> wrote:
>> What do you mean with "they don't care"? Why don't you try and help,
>> instead of reinventing the wheal?
> By "they don't care", I mean that, over the last two months, the mailing list
> has seen only three messages from anyone with commit rights to the
> arch-haskell repo. You may note that I and another member of the list *have*
> offered to help  and got no response. Given the rarity of updates to
> the arch-haskell repo and my unbridled hatred for trying to reverse engineer
> undocumented processes that SHOULD be documented, I figured my needs would be
> more expeditiously filled by taking matters into my own hands.
I am very sorry for not having responded to . I had planned to do
it, but forgot about it. As for  I didn't understand that as an
email that I actually needed to weigh in on, I simply agreed with what
it says. Apparently I got that one completely wrong.
> In retrospect, saying "they don't care" was overzealous on my part. It is,
> however, evident that the powers-that-be don't have time to maintain the repo
> in a way that is useful to me, so I fixed the problem for myself (which, you
> may note, is how the open source community works: the source speaks,
> do-ocracy, etc, etc).
> So I'll continue tinkering with my solution and, when it is sufficiently
> robust, I hope to release it to a wider audience. And yes, there will be
> more-than-adequate documentation. It's possible I may get bored or run into
> an obstacle I'm too lazy to overcome or be introduced to a glorious extant
> solution, in which case I'll convert. But until then, this is what solves my
> problems better than anything else I know of. That's kinda how the open
> source model works.
That sounds good, it would however be interesting to find out what
your criteria is (what you are looking for) and how your tool
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