Recommendation for the procedure to add platform packages

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Thu Aug 20 09:12:40 EDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 08:51 +0200, Sean Leather wrote:
>         The Haskell Platform steering committee have been very busy
>         over the
>         past two weeks drafting, discussing and redrafting.
> Looks nice!


>         Our aim is to have the libraries list come to
>         an agreement on the procedure first and then we can discuss
>         codifying a
>         more comprehensive set of package requirements and guidelines.
> Sorry to diverge from this, but I just wanted to note that something
> to the effect of "following the license policy" should be mentioned in
> the package requirements. Yes, the "interim license policy" is not far
> down, but adding this would make it clearer, I think.

Technically the "interim license policy" is a sub-section of the
"package requirements" section, not that this is terribly clear from the
size of fonts used. So point taken.

Lets clarify this when we get a proper license policy, or if we need to
expand and reorganise the package requirements section in general.


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