Fwd: [Haskell-cafe] Filing bugs for haskell packages

Mateusz Kowalczyk fuuzetsu at fuuzetsu.co.uk
Fri Feb 7 14:10:56 UTC 2014

On 07/02/14 14:01, Niklas Hambüchen wrote:
> Being able to post without subscription sounds sensible.
> I'm subscribed to > 10 mailing lists of projects for which I report less
> than a bug per year because of exactly this problem, and it is very
> annoying.
> Even if you take the extra effort and go through a sign up/off for every
> single bug you want to report, this doesn't really work because you
> might miss replies in between the signed-up periods, and while you are
> signed up you get all the clutter from the mailing list that is
> unrelated to your problem.
> I recall other projects implementing an open-mailing-list principle
> (posting without subscription), and I think it works great.
> On 07/02/14 13:47, Richard Eisenberg wrote:
>> Hi libraries,
>> The message below came through Cafe. It reports a problem when emailing
>> libraries at haskell.org <mailto:libraries at haskell.org>, which is listed as
>> the maintainer of several public packages. Yet, the list does not accept
>> emails from non-subscribers. These two facts seem to be at odds, and
>> turns people away from reporting bugs. Can we fix this? Or, do we want a
>> separate, world-writable libraries-bugs at haskell.org
>> <mailto:libraries-bugs at haskell.org>?
>> Thanks!
>> Richard
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I think a separate mailing list that you can post to without
subscription would be the best. Spam is always a concern but at least
it'd be contained to a single list.

Mateusz K.

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