Summary and call for discussion on text proposal

John Smith voldermort at
Mon Nov 8 02:34:51 EST 2010

On 07/11/2010 23:58, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 07, 2010 at 08:58:24PM +0200, John Smith wrote:
>> Another point: Is anyone responsible for bringing more libraries and
>> tools into HP?
> I'm not sure I understand the question. Anyone can propose a package for
> addition, using the process described here:

*That* is the problem. Perhaps the intention was that the community would volunteer to do this, but it doen't seem to be 
working. There are plenty of volunteer QA gatekeepers, but little effort to introduce new packages. If I understand 
correctly, a goal of HP is to incorporate new (useful and high-quality) libraries. This won't happen unless someone 
makes it their business to ensure that this happens.

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