vs (was [Haskell-cafe] Enterprise Haskell AMQP library)

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Mon Jan 28 19:49:41 EST 2008

On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 10:57 +0000, Bayley, Alistair wrote:

> I'm wondering what the relationship is (if any) between
> and hosts ghc, the core libs and many others. The server
is maintained by Galois. Because it hosts the most central bits of the
haskell platform, security is fairly tight and getting an account there
is hard. There are very few community members with root privileges. was created precisely to provide hosting to the
wider community. It is hosted commercially, paid for by's
Google Summer of Code funds. We have several community admins with root

> A bunch o' questions:
>  - should my project(s) be hosted at darcs or code ?

It's easy to get an account there via the web submission system.

>  - is one more blessed/preferred over the other for community projects?

Yes, is preferred.

>  - if my project is currently on darcs, should I migrate to code?

You can if you like, there is no need to do so however. Accounts on are not going to be revoked as far as I know. The
community server is an addition, not a replacement.

>  - if I have an account on darcs, will it work on code, or do I need to
> get a new account on code?

They are totally separate systems.


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