'temporary' package

Erik Hesselink hesselink at gmail.com
Sat May 10 18:59:09 UTC 2014

On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 8:11 PM, Gershom Bazerman <gershomb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I understand that Max did a bunch of very important work, then became
> occupied with other things in the world. And in the long term, that needs to
> be sorted out. But in the short term, a four-day-notice policy is silly. And
> furthermore, even though there's nothing _wrong_ with forking promiscuously,
> it tends to create a mess, to no good end.

Just a small note since this was mentioned a couple of times: as
hackage admins we don't have a 'four-day-notice policy'. The package
takeover procedure [0] just says 'a while', and we've taken this to
mean at least 2-3 weeks to account for vacations, other absences,
general busyness etc.


[0] http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Taking_over_a_package

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