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

David Feuer david.feuer at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 19:23:14 UTC 2020

I urge everyone to direct all further comments on this topic to the current
chair of the CLC. There is nothing to be gained from public discussion of a
"personnel" matter.

On Wed, Jun 3, 2020, 10:03 AM Profpatsch <mail at profpatsch.de> wrote:

> I posted this comment on the thread of
> https://github.com/haskell/random/pull/62#issuecomment-638088258
> Since it was deleted and the comment thread locked by Carter,
> I am escalating this request to the mailing list, where it cannot be
> deleted.
> 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
> https://github.com/haskell/random/pull/61
> 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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