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Re: haskell-debian (Was: Uploading haskore & status check)

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 7:43 AM, Joachim Breitner <nomeata@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Mittwoch, den 01.06.2011, 07:50 -0300 schrieb Marco Túlio Gontijo e
> Silva:
>> Excerpts from Iain Lane's message of Qua Jun 01 07:27:28 -0300 2011:
>> (...)
>> > Where are we with gitit and haskell-debian?
>> Well, I have my own version of haskell-debian here, and I can apply the patch
>> for supporting the new haxml on David's version.  As David has not returned any
>> of my contact attempts, I believe we can consider him an inactive upstream, and
>> maybe stick with my version.
>> The difference between them is mostly that mine is addapted for the current DHG
>> practices, and gets more information.  For instance, it uses apt-file for
>> finding out library names.
>> What's your opinion on this?
> if David has really turned inactive, I’d say it is reasonable to upload
> your package to hackage. Hackage does not have Debian’s sense of strong
> ownership, it seems. And I think that it is ok for a package called
> "debian" to be maintained by a member of the Debian Haskell Group.
> Of course, it would be better if all interested parties can successful
> collaborate on one code base, and I think when David comes back, this
> will be possible.

Sorry, I'm here.  I agree that it would be great for the package to be
maintained by DHG.

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