xhtml maintainership?

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Mon Aug 2 16:26:55 EDT 2010

On Mon, 2 Aug 2010, Ian Lynagh wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 05:20:54PM +0100, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
>> Ian Lynagh wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 07:18:23PM +0100, Bjorn Bringert wrote:
>>>> Robin Bate Boerop <robin at bateboerop.name> is the only person to
>>>> express interest in taking over xhtml. I hereby hand it over to him.
>>>> Let me know if you need any assistance with the practicalities.
>>> Note that, as haddock now uses it, xhtml is part of a ghc tree in the
>>>     HEAD. We have a darcs2 repo for it, without the pre-3000.2.0.1
>>> history: http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/xhtml/
>> Why did you fork it? I thought the policy for packages ghc needs is to
>> sync with an upstream?
> I believe when Simon made the repo he couldn't find an upstream repo.

I guess Robin and you/the GHC team will need to decide which repo to keep 
going, then. Having both indefinitely would be horrible.


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