xhtml maintainership?

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Tue Aug 3 18:57:35 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 12:47:44PM -0300, 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.

GHC uses the http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/* repos for its
libraries. In some cases these are the main repo, and in other cases
they are periodically synced with an upstream repo.

For xhtml, an upstream repo on community probably makes most sense.


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