Bug#758644: ITP: haskell-icalendar -- Haskell Data definitions, parsing and printing of the iCalendar format (RFC5545).
On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:34:52AM -0700, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 20.08.2014, 18:49 +0200 schrieb Jelmer Vernooij:
> > On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 08:33:25AM -0700, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > > Am Dienstag, den 19.08.2014, 17:16 +0200 schrieb Jelmer Vernooij:
> > > > Package: wnpp
> > > > Severity: wishlist
> > > > Owner: Jelmer Vernooij <email@example.com>
> > > >
> > > > * Package name : haskell-icalendar
> > > > Version : 0.4.0.1
> > > > Upstream Author : Christian Rødli Amble
> > > > * URL : http://github.com/tingtun/iCalendar
> > > > * License : BSD3
> > > > Programming Lang: Haskell
> > > > Description : icalendar parser
> > > >
> > > > Haskell data definitions, parsing and printing of the iCalendar format
> > > > (RFC5545).
> > > currently, all Haskell libraries in Debian are maintained by the Debian
> > > Haskell Group, and I don’t see a reason to change that. So I suggest you
> > > either join us (see http://wiki.debian.org/Haskell) or we simply package
> > > this library for you, if you need it as a dependency for something.
> > I'm happy to maintain it as part of the Haskell packaging team. I've
> > got experience as a Haskell programmer and as a Debian developer, but
> > have never done any Haskell packaging.
> great! We can always need more hands. Are you going to be at DebConf?
Unfortunately not this year. :-( I'll be at FOSDEM in the spring though.
> > > What exactly do you need this package for? Is it mature for Debian? It
> > > says Stability experimental, but also hasn’t seen much actual
> > > development recently (but at least updates to the metadata, which is
> > > good).
> > I've used it for a couple of personal projects, and have found it to
> > work quite well. I've also got a couple of local patches that I am
> > hoping to submit upstream - mostly tests.
> Do you think it’s worth having in Debian? I.e. will there people wanting
> to use it that rely primarily on Debian packaging (in contrast to using
> cabal-install anyways)?
I'm hacking on a collection of caldav command-line utilities that uses
haskell-icalendar, which I'm hoping to push to upload to experimental in the
next couple of months.