[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell web development entries on the Wiki
chrisdone at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 6 09:17:44 EDT 2010
On 6 October 2010 14:16, Henning Thielemann
<lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> I'm generally not glad that some people rearrange existing structure and
> expect that all of the affected authors follow. It's already tedious to
> catch up with the yearly changes in GHC's package and other base packages
> (e.g. transformers recently), and annoying when people propose to mark
> packages as "inactive" or "unmaintained" in Hackage whenever the package
> authors did not update their packages so far (and certainly lose
> compatibility to older 'base' versions this way).
> I would be glad if there is no further action to be taken for package
> authors, who added their packages somewhen in the past and don't see a
> reason to regularly check whether their packages are still listed in the
> Wiki, without being marked "inactive" or so. If you think the re-structuring
> is necessary, then at least ask the maintainers, whether they still maintain
> their packages, or just sort the packages according to the degree of
> activity you assume, but stay away from categorizing the packages in
> "active" and "inactive" based on speculation.
Okay, don't worry about it, I'll do it!
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