[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Platform website error

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 20:12:24 UTC 2014

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 2:41 PM, Lindsey Kuper <lindsey at composition.al>wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:45 AM, Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info>
> wrote:
> > * Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> [2014-02-19 10:09:30-0500]
> >> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 3:36 AM, Dan Frumin <difrumin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > The last time I found a typo on the Haskell Platform website, I
> opened
> >> > > a pull request to fix it, and it was merged a couple of months
> later.
> >> >
> >> > Ha, to be honest, it doesn't sound very encouraging :P
> >>
> >> I suspect more helping hands would be gratefully accepted.
> >
> > What do you mean, specifically? Lindsey said she had sent a pull
> > request. What else could she do?
> I don't think Brandon was implying that I should have done anything
> differently -- I think he just meant that the project might benefit
> from another person to merge pull requests, as evidenced by the fact
> that it took a while for mine to get merged.

Yes. Or, even more to the point, it's run by volunteers and it is as
responsive as the available time from the available volunteers; if you want
faster responses, you need more people with more available time to put into

(Volunteer projects are almost invariably chronically short on manpower to
get stuff done.)

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