[Haskell-cafe] I think we should stop "fixing" other people's packages on Hackage silently

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvriedel at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 17:47:47 UTC 2017


On 2017-06-22 at 18:59:31 +0200, Benno Fünfstück wrote:
> At the very least, we should make sure that each revision is accompanied by
> an upstream PR if it is for the latest release (or any other still
> supported branch) and the project is hosted on some VCS service that
> supports PRs.

Yes! It's obviously good practice to inform maintainers about problems
with their meta-data which require changes!

And in fact, here's the ticket where it was discussed for entropy


...and as for happy (since I'm in frequent communication with Simon) I just
left a note to pursue this at our next discussion



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