malcolm.wallace at me.com
Sat Dec 11 23:44:27 CET 2010
> If that's the consensus then we need volunteers to maintain:
These packages should now be fixed and immutable, save for errata. I
suggest the relevant language report editor (or maintainer) would be
responsible for applying errata patches?
Weren't these five basically the Haskell'98 standard libraries but
with new hierarchical names? If so, then perhaps the two "old-" ones
can simply be dropped, and the other three either folded back into the
haskell2010 package (or an appropriate successor)? Unless a willing
volunteer appears of course.
Isn't base already largely maintained de facto by the GHC team?
All of these either have obvious authors, or have recently seen love
and attention from particular contributors. Perhaps those authors/
contributors could be encouraged to take on maintenance?
So I guess this bunch is the rump that may be trickier to find good
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