xhtml maintainership?

Sittampalam, Ganesh ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com
Tue Aug 3 11:52:52 EDT 2010

Robin Bate Boerop wrote:
> On 2 August 2010 17:26, Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh at earth.li> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2 Aug 2010, Ian Lynagh wrote:
>>> On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 05:20:54PM +0100, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
>>>> Ian Lynagh wrote:
>>>> 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.
> It makes sense to have the repo at
> http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/xhtml/ be the upstream repo, and
> for GHC to sync with it.  I haven't yet looked at the XHTML in GHC
> HEAD to see whether it is out of sync.  If it is not, then that
> should be corrected, first.   
> Agreed?

According to Ian's previous email, GHC now has a completely fresh and
incompatible (darcs-2) repo:

> 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/


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