How, precisely, can we improve?

Nathan Bouscal nbouscal at
Wed Sep 28 10:44:52 UTC 2016

On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 2:27 AM, Richard Eisenberg <rae at>
> "Accept PRs on GitHub" *is* an answer to this question, but one we have
> revisited several times in recent memory. (I believe https://mail.haskell.
> org/pipermail/ghc-devs/2015-September/009744.html is the most recent.)
> Perhaps we can revisit this yet again, but it would be great if new
> technical content can be injected into the debate. I hope the rejection of
> the proposal linked there is not considered "dismissive", as the proposal
> generated vigorous debate -- the opposite of dismissiveness. (For what it's
> worth, I'm weakly in favor of accepting PRs on GitHub. However, I have no
> experience setting up or maintaining infrastructure for an open source
> project and have happily deferred to those who have such experience and who
> have come out against this idea.)

It may be worth pointing out that one of the most common objections in that
debate was GitHub's code review process, and in the time since that process
has been completely overhauled
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