Status updates

Austin Seipp austin at
Tue Aug 5 00:04:52 UTC 2014

Thanks, Bryan!

On a related note, and to drum up some excitement - we have another
new committer (two in one day): Sergei Trofimovich :]

On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 12:58 PM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at> wrote:
> 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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