Library proposals

Maciej Piechotka uzytkownik2 at
Thu Dec 9 23:53:16 CET 2010

On Thu, 2010-12-09 at 22:15 +0000, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
> Ian Lynagh wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 05:48:30PM -0000, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
> >> Ian Lynagh wrote:
> >> 
> >>> This sort of disagreement is exactly what the process was designed
> >>> to avoid: People shouldn't be surprised by changes, as they have
> >>>     been discussed and agreed on the mailing list.
> >> 
> >> Despite reading the libraries list, I've been uniformly surprised
> >> when I've run into changes in the wild. IMO It's too hard to keep
> >> track of 
> >> an overview, amongst all the noise of discussions of individual
> >> proposals. Perhaps if we had a web page with a log of accepted
> >> proposals and 
> >> those under discussion would help the situation, by gathering just
> >> the summaries together in one place.
> > 
> > I'm not sure I see how this would help. When you run into a change in
> > the wild, don't you already know what it is? Are you wanting to be
> > able to look up exactly what changed? Or when it changed? Or whether
> > it was actually agreed, rather than an accidental change?   
> All of the above.
> The other purpose would be that I think reading the page every so often
> would help me to remember what's going on - it's hard to do that with
> the libraries list because as well as the proposals there's all the
> discussion around them.
> Ganesh

Hmm. Possibly darcs records should contain references to MSGID of

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