NOTE: Going on a vacation for a while...

Alan & Kim Zimmerman alan.zimm at
Fri Jul 3 08:15:03 UTC 2015

Enjoy the break, I think you've earned it.


On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Austin Seipp <austin at> wrote:

> Hi *,
> A few weeks ago, as the close of the 7.10.2 release came closer, I
> decided to take a vacation; one I've needed for a little while now.
> Well, it's been a bit long in the tooth with the last RC (and my
> terrible home internet has blocked me for the past day at least) - but
> that time has come!
> After the release of 7.10.2 RC2 today, I'm provisionally be "gone"
> until the end of August. This week is basically done, so I'm mostly
> going to be gone. I plan on making my return at ICFP 2015, more or
> less (end of August in Vancouver).
> I say "gone" with finger quotes, because I will still be around - but
> not doing GHC stuff every day for work. I am still part of the
> Infrastructure team, so I'm still going to be around every
> week. You can still catch me on IRC, email, or elsewhere. I'll just
> have a higher latency. My laptop will be around.
> If you have a problem with Phabricator, emails seem to not get
> delivered, or server instability - please do CC me directly in an
> email! That'll make sure it hits my inbox so I can at least respond by
> the next day. I hope to actually fix some infrastructure issues, so
> again, please do contact me if something is wrong.
> But for GHC? In particular, for the interim, Ben Gamari, who has
> recently joined us at Well-Typed, will be filling in for me. Ben has a
> lot of experience working on GHC and we're happy to have him - he'll
> be doing the final 7.10.2 release here in a week or two I think, and
> I'm sure things will go just fine in the mean time after that.
> Ben is already subscribed to every GHC patch that comes in on
> Phabricator, so he'll be doing a lot of code review for the things
> that come through Phabricator. You can keep me on the reviewer list as
> a habit - you don't need to change anything here.
> In the aftermath of this after August, I'll return, and Ben and I plan
> to keep doing our thing together, and we'll all move towards 7.12.1.
> But in the mean time, I'll be relaxing. I might find some time for a
> recreational patch or two as well, but we'll see!
> Thanks *
> --
> Regards,
> Austin Seipp, Haskell Consultant
> Well-Typed LLP,
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