[Haskell-cafe] [Hackage] Bug report and proposal

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 01:40:24 CEST 2012

On 13 September 2012 04:53, Stayvoid <stayvoid at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I found a bug: "source" points to the wrong page. [1]
> I know that bugs should be reported via Github. But I don't have an
> account and don't want to create one. There might be others who don't
> want to use Github. Why rely on external bug tracker? I assume that it
> has been chosen because of its features, but it doesn't have the most
> important one (i.e. anonymous posting). What's better: to have more
> features or to have less bugs?
> Is it possible to move away from Github?
> What about a separate mailing list for bugs?

Whilst in general I agree with you, people have complained previously
about needing to subscribe to libraries at haskell.org for bug reports
for boot libraries, or for needing to get a Trac login, etc.

If, however, _no_ login is required, then the system is open to spamming :s

> I'm sorry if this sounds to harsh; I'm not good at writing. I don't
> want to attack or blame anyone. I'm also sorry if this message is not
> appropriate, but I haven't found a better place.
> [1] http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/base/latest/doc/html/Prelude.html#v:seq
> Cheers
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Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
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