Status updates

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Mon Aug 4 17:58:30 UTC 2014

Hey Austin –

It's very helpful and informative to know what you're up to. Thanks for
taking the time to write these updates; I assure you they're appreciated.

On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 9:51 AM, Austin Seipp <austin at> wrote:

> Hi *,
> Here's some weekly status updates!
>  - I'm merging Applicative-Monad today after a few more minor fixes.
> OMG YES. This only occurred after fighting off some nasty bugs that
> took quite a while to track down. Unfortunately this ate up most of my
> time this week.
>  - I redid the Phabricator page quite a bit on the wiki, as I sent in
> my earlier email. Do read over it and let me know what you think, I'll
> be updating it more soon:
>  - I'm going to be redoing the Git wiki pages a bit today to
> streamline them, which hopefully will only take a few hours.
>  - I'm draining the patch queue still, both from Phabricator and Trac,
> although I need to re-triage a few of the Trac tickets in particular
> which are in 'patch' status.
>  - We have a new committer afoot, Karel Gardas! Yay! He's been working
> on Solaris support, so having direct access to commit will surely help
> speed things up here.
>  - DPH will soon be disabled by default in ./validate, although Geoff
> has stepped up to help alleviate some of the pain (see prior emails
> from me.)
> After all that:
>  - I'm going to fix bugs! Yes, I'll actually have time to do that.
>  - Sometime this week I'll also hopefully finish off my Phabricator
> integrations: better build bot, with accurate logs, and posting to
> Trac from Phabricator. This is *almost* done, but still needs to be
> tested/deployed a bit.
>  - I may get around to finally pushing my patches for faster inline
> copies this week (and -march support) if I still have time.
> Do let me know if anything is on your mind, or if any of you have
> questions.
> --
> Regards,
> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
> Well-Typed LLP,
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