The bytestring package has moved to github

Jeremy Shaw jeremy at
Fri Feb 15 21:32:45 CET 2013

I've moved pretty much all my code (mostly Happstack related) to Before was launched, I was looking to
implement a lot of the features it provides via plugins to clckwrks
( Now that we have that is
much less of a priority.

I do wonder what features are actually most important for making
github users happy. Obviously, the online interface for fork/pull
requests is a huge appeal. has some support for that..
but could do better. Organizations also seem valuable -- not sure what
hubs current support there is...

I have wondered if there is someway we could use the github API to
make things better:

For example, when you create a darcs hub account, maybe it could try
to pull account information from github? Not really sure...

I think the biggest 'killer' feature would be if could
be extended so that you could create a project on, but
also have an mirror on github via darcs bridge. Unfortunately, darcs
bridge is still not up to snuff AFAIK. I would love to see darcs
bridge as a GSoC project -- provided a qualified student was chosen.
Using the github API, bugs  logged in githubs tracker could perhaps
still be shown in hub.darcs.nets tracker. The idea is to allow project
maintainers to continue using darcs while giving the github junkies an
easy way to stay involved.

- jeremy

On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 2:07 PM, Dan Burton < at> wrote:
> If we invest more heavily in then perhaps we wouldn't have to
> defect to github. Sadly, it will take a lot of effort to bring darcs hub up
> to match github standards.
> -- Dan Burton
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 12:01 PM, Jeremy Shaw <jeremy at> wrote:
>> I'll light a candle in honor of another fallen darcs repo :(
>> On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at>
>> wrote:
>> > You can now find it here:
>> >
>> > Ian, please update your GHC juju accordingly.
>> >
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