[Freebsd-haskell] Some Topics to Discuss...
jacula at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 16:08:19 EST 2009
On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 11:30:53PM +0100, Gabor Pali <pgj at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > I'm started some month ago, introducing the possibility to compile the developer
> > documentation for every haskell ports with ghc.
> Would not be better to have these ports merged? If I recall
> correctly, Samy already said something like that on IRC a while ago.
> However, it is a still an open question(?) what to do with libraries
> and their documentation. In ports of Ashish and mine, we respect the
> NOPORTDOCS variable, so these ports could be installed with or without
> documentation by setting this.
I'm sorry but I referred to the pr:
> > 1) My first question is how I could become a named developer in this team
> > like the current developers:
> I do not know who is maintaining the effort's web page, but I would
> point to Samy. He is the administrator here. I do not have any
> objection to include you. The more developer we have, the more we can
Thank you for your credit; so I will ask Samy.
> > I haven't any important objection about this, but fixing the maintainer in
> > this way reduces, for me, the level of responsibility and attention to
> > each single haskell port.
> I do not think you would be bored when we will have more than many
> hundreds of hs-* ports :P
Well I understand the problem but there are, at least, two points:
1) Sorry for the simple example (perhaps I don't hit the mark), but the majority
of ports (thousands) depends on the compiler gcc and it isn't a problem
having a different maintainer for each port. I don't think this is unmanageable.
2) Exist a "contributors list":
and this is connected with each single named maintainer.
In any way this isn't, definitely, a problem for me.
> problems somehow. Okay, I will check out the referenced PRs. Thank
> you for pointing this out!
Thanks, I'd like you could weight my work and give me some suggestions.
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