[aur-general] Package disown request for haskell-platform

Alexander Rødseth rodseth at gmail.com
Thu May 27 09:14:17 EDT 2010


It's been almost a year since haskell-platform was updated (31st of July 2009).
Over two months ago, I sent a package disown request. Usually, this is
pure routine and is carried through.
This time, the reply was that the package is maintained by the Arch
Haskell Team using automated scripts.

It's hard to defend that haskell-platform is maintained, as it's not
in a working state and completely outdated.

The regular procedure is to orphan broken pacakges. If this package is
different, since there's an "Arch Team" behind it, could it be an idea
to mark it as "This package is not ready but has been reserved for the
Arch Haskell Team", or something similar? (I don't think this is a
good idea, but I think it pinpoints why the package should be

Best regards,
    Alexander Rødseth

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