Can we move bytestring to github?
greg at gregorycollins.net
Thu Mar 7 14:00:14 CET 2013
We've gotten one pull request for bytestring there, and speaking for
myself, the really nice github code review (as well as the fact that I'm
subscribed to github.com/haskell notifications) has meant that we've gotten
at least one new pair of eyeballs looking at patches.
On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Leon Smith <leon.p.smith at gmail.com> wrote:
> Out of curiousity, how has the bytestring-github migration progressed?
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 7:45 AM, Ben Millwood <haskell at benmachine.co.uk>wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 05:41:47PM +0000, Duncan Coutts wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2013-02-11 at 20:15 -0800, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
>>>> Hi, Duncan -
>>>> The subject says it all. I'd like to contribute some patches to
>>>> but darcs is a big wall at this point, and the package has no bug
>>> Ah but that's because it has no bugs ;-)
>>> (It actually does have a bug tracker, it's a component in the ghc trac.
>>> It's true that it doesn't get used much, but then there have been very
>>> few bugs in recent years.)
>> Crucially, it's not linked from the Hackage page; when I wanted to report
>> a concern with ByteString I e-mailed the addresses in the bug-reports field
>> and received no response.
>> It wasn't terribly important, something about hGetSome being added in a
>> minor version, but regardless the impression that I got was that there was
>> nobody paying attention. Moving to Github would fix that but so would just
>> updating the bug-reports field.
>> (Nevertheless, I'm generally in favour of things moving to github since
>> it reduces the number of user interfaces I have to think about, and reduces
>> how much I am punished for still not working out how to use darcs.)
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