proposal: separate lists for ghc-cvs commits and ghc-dev chatter

José Pedro Magalhães jpm at
Thu Dec 6 18:01:23 CET 2012

I have the same opinion as Ian; I'm happy with the current setup, but if
change I'll just subscribe to everything anyway.


On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Ian Lynagh <ian at> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 06:25:49PM +0200, Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
> >
> > +1. I'd like to follow GHC development discussions, but getting all the
> > commits is too much.
> I'm surprised by this, FWIW. I think skimming the commits is a good way
> to get an idea of what's going on, while discussions between developers
> tend to be focussed on particular obscure points (e.g. discussing
> correctness of a murky corner in the intersection between 2 new type
> system extensions, or discussing the way PIC is handled on OSX/PowerPC)
> which I wouldn't have thought were of much interest to any party not
> involved in the discussion and familiar with the details.
> Anyway, I'm not really too fussed about what mailing lists we have. I'll
> just subscribe to them all anyway  :-)
> Thanks
> Ian
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