agreeing a policy for maintainers and hackageDB
ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Tue Jul 1 15:20:55 EDT 2008
On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 07:07:16PM +0100, Philippa Cowderoy wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jul 2008, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> > > non-maintainers shouldn't upload new versions of maintained packages
> > > without written ;) maintainer permission. well, as far as maintainer
> > > answers their letters
> > And how would we handle the case where the package is fully maintained,
> > but the maintainer hates Cabal & Hackage and would never give
> > permission? Does the maintainer have eternal veto power over uploads?
> To the extent it's legal to do so? Upload a package clearly marked as
> unofficial, with the maintainer field blank.
Under the proposed policy, you'd need to rename the package and change
the maintainer field.
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