[darcs-users] new dependencies

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Thu Dec 24 10:06:47 UTC 2009

On Thu, 24 Dec 2009, Eric Kow wrote:

> Yes, it's a good idea to send a heads up when introducing non
> cabal-installable dependencies.
> Pushing patches may be a good time to do it, but then that doesn't
> allow much time for discussion, so I guess it's really up to the
> reviewer (in this case me, sorry) to make sure it's OK and post an
> announcement.

FWIW I think the policy should be that it's up to the patch author to do 
this, and the reviewer to check that the patch author hasn't forgotten 
anything. [This isn't a criticism of anyone, just a thought about 
what we should aim for in future.]


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