random library: Request for Carter Tazio Schonwald (@cartazio) to step down as maintainer with immediate effect

Profpatsch mail at profpatsch.de
Wed Jun 3 14:02:52 UTC 2020

I posted this comment on the thread of

Since it was deleted and the comment thread locked by Carter,
I am escalating this request to the mailing list, where it cannot be

Profpatsch <notifications at github.com> writes:

> @cartazio Please take even a fleeting look at https://github.com/idontgetoutmuch/random/pulls?q=is%3Apr+is%3Aclosed, notice the amount of discussion and the timeline.
> This is the full-time work of a team of half a dozen of experts, probably breaching one man-year of effort, easily.
> It cannot just be discarded out of hand.
> I have been following the discussions (spread over mailinglists, issue trackers and elsewhere), and I propose you hand over maintainership of `random` as a base package.

A parallel issue with relevant discussion can be found at

I am writing this email from my personal account, because I fear for
the health of the Haskell ecosystem, and I think Carter’s behaviour is
extremely detrimental to it.

I think a lot of other people feel the same way, so I encourage you to
add your voice publicly.

~ Profpatsch

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