[Maintainer needed] Actively maintained Haddock are happy Haddock

Sebastian arnaudpourseb at gmail.com
Wed May 4 12:43:27 UTC 2016

Hello Ben,

If that's ok I'd be happy to take over the maintenance of Haddock.

Sebastian Méric de Bellefon (@Helkafen)

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 6:49 AM, Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:

> tl;dr. Our Haddock need a dedicated maintainer responsible for their
>        care and feeding. Would you like to move forward a critical piece
>        of infrastructure used on a daily basis by thousands of
>        Haskellers? Let us know if so.
> Hello everyone,
> While for several years Mateusz Kowalczyk and Simon Hengel have done an
> admirable job in serving as comaintainers of the Haddock documentation
> tool, they have both indicated that they no longer have the time to
> continue to be active in this role. They both deserve our thanks for
> their service.
> While Matthew Pickering and I have tried to pick up some of the
> Haddock's maintenance load in the meantime, we really need a dedicated
> maintainer to ensure that Haddock continues to swim along healthfully.
> At the moment there are over 150 open tickets in the issue tracker [1],
> an open call for a stable release, and 4 patches in need of review. We
> currently lack the time to get on top of such a load.
> In particular, Haddock need someone to take ownership of the management
> of the project: this person would keep an eye on (and preferably pare
> down) the issue tracker (which typically isn't very active, happily),
> guide new contributors, and manage releases. This is an opportunity to
> drive forward a project used on a daily basis by a significant fraction
> of Haskellers.
> If you think you might be interested in serving in this role, please let
> us know. Thanks!
> Cheers,
> - Ben
> [1] https://github.com/haskell/haddock/pulls
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