Configuration documentation (Was Re: GitLab is down: urgent)

Richard Eisenberg rae at
Fri Mar 19 18:56:00 UTC 2021

Thanks, Howard!

> On Mar 19, 2021, at 2:13 PM, howard.b.golden at wrote:
> I also
> will abide by the Haskell Foundation and the committee in
> arranging this documentation according to their needs and preferences.

Thanks for this explicit comment, but I don't think there are specific needs / preferences -- just to have the information out there. And it seems there is much more information than I thought, as we see in Gershom's email, to which I will respond shortly.


> Howard
> On Fri, 2021-03-19 at 17:32 +0000, Richard Eisenberg wrote:
>>> On Mar 19, 2021, at 12:44 PM, howard.b.golden at wrote:
>>> I would like to help however I can. I already maintain the Haskell
>>> wiki, and I would like to improve and document its configuration
>>> using
>>> devops techniques, preferably consistent with
>> Thanks, Howard!
>> I will try to take you up on your offer to help: do you think you
>> could start this documentation process more broadly? That is, not
>> just covering the Haskell Wiki, but also, say,
>> (You say you wish to document the wiki's configuration consistently
>> with, but I don't know that the latter is
>> documented!)
>> Ideally, I would love to know what services hosts, who
>> runs them, and what happens if those people become unavailable.
>> There's a zoo of services out there, and knowing who does what would
>> be invaluable.
>> Of course, anyone can start this process, but it takes someone
>> willing to stick with it and see it through for a few weeks. Since
>> Howard boldly stepped forward, I nominate him. :)
>> Thanks,
>> Richard

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