Can we move bytestring to github?

Milan Straka fox at
Tue Feb 12 08:34:37 CET 2013

Hi all,

> -----Original message-----
> From: Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at>
> Sent: 11 Feb 2013, 20:15
> Hi, Duncan -
> The subject says it all. I'd like to contribute some patches to bytestring,
> but darcs is a big wall at this point, and the package has no bug tracker.
> I'd like to move it under, a place that has
> served several of our core packages well.
> I know you're fond of darcs, but it's well established by experience that
> we'll get many more contributions (both patches and problem reports) on
> github.

+1 here.

For containers, this was a good step -- we got several contributions
since moving to github. I believe many people are more familiar with
github than darcs.


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