[Haskell-cafe] Filing bugs for haskell packages

Alain O'Dea alain.odea at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 22:10:44 UTC 2014

> On Feb 7, 2014, at 21:54, Alain O'Dea <alain.odea at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Feb 7, 2014, at 21:19, Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+hs at mega-nerd.com> wrote:
>> Nicolas Trangez wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 2014-02-07 at 14:01 +0000, Niklas Hambüchen wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> IMHO this yields a different question: is a mailing list a suitable
>>> method to report/track/discuss *bugs* discovered by end-users?
>> +1
>> The libraries list has uses for discssion of library related issues
>> but is not really a good venue for reporting bugs. We should probably
>> use a *bug tracker* for bugs. 
> It may be more effective for Hackage to link to a web page with bug reporting instructions rather than a maintainer email.

... so it is good that it actually does :D I'm in in rare form today.

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