[Haskell-cafe] Unmaintained packages and hackage upload rights

Malcolm Wallace malcolm.wallace at me.com
Thu Jan 30 19:34:16 UTC 2014

> On 30 Jan 2014, at 19:23, Erik Hesselink <hesselink at gmail.com> wrote:
> h it's not exactly clear
> where to draw the line. Fixing compilation issues on newer GHCs and
> relaxing dependencies seems ok to me, though.

It seems to me that the fundamental problem is that new releases of ghc break too many things, and the PVP encourages authors to set dependency bounds that are too tight.  If we could solve those things, maintenance would be much less of a burden.


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