[Haskell-cafe] Anyone interested in taking over network-uri?

Alexey Shmalko rasen.dubi at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 15:49:38 UTC 2015

Hi, Michael,

I would be really happy to work along with you. Furthermore I believe I can
rely on you when I feel the lack of experience.

On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> wrote:

> Hi Johan and Alexey,
> I'll volunteer to be a comaintainer with Alexey on this package. Since the
> majority of upper bound bug reports will likely come from the Stackage team
> anyway, I won't mind making those maintenance releases. And I agree
> completely with keeping this package in an all-but-frozen API state.
> Does that sound like a reasonable setup to both of you?
> Michael
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 12:39 PM Alexey Shmalko <rasen.dubi at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi, Johan,
>> I have a little spare time and would be interested in taking over
>> maintenance of network-uri.
>> However I'm not sure if I'm a right person for that. I've never
>> maintained any haskell package before, but would be glad to. I'm
>> experienced with maintenance issues applied to C/C++ but not Haskell.
>> However, I'm sure they are pretty much the same.
>> I looked through github issues; as far as I understand, the maintainer's
>> responsibilities are tracking things work fine with newer versions of
>> dependencies, fixing bugs that doesn't break source-level compatibility and
>> rejecting other proposals. I believe I would handle this.
>> Regards,
>> Alexey
>> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 12:18 AM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> I find myself with less time to hack lately and I'm trying to reduce the
>>> number of libraries I maintain so I can invest time in new things. Would
>>> anyone be interested taking over maintenance of network-uri?
>>> It should not be much work at all. Bump a few dependencies and fix a bug
>>> or two. The package is very widely used so I suggest that the new
>>> maintainer should avoid breaking changes whenever possible*.
>>> * In other words, if you want to completely rethink network URI
>>> handling, this package is probably not the place for it.
>>> -- Johan
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