[3dprinter-general] Bug#742704: Bug#742704: RFP: implicitcad -- Powerful, Open-Source, Programmatic CAD

Bas Wijnen wijnen at debian.org
Sun Mar 30 19:26:25 UTC 2014


On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 08:27:54PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > Yes, but the bad news is that I've never even seen any Haskell code
> > before, so some help related to packaging of that is very welcome.
> glad to hear that.
> It seems that implict also provides a Haskell API, to be used
> programmatically. This means that it will be involved in the Haskell ABI
> system and therefore should probably be maintained along the other
> Haskell packages.
> So I suggest it should be co-maintained by the DHG together with you: We
> make sure that it builds and that it is rebuilt when its dependencies
> change etc.; you are responsible for all the other maintenance duties
> (replying to bug reports, curating package description and manpages,
> letting us know if a new version should be uploaded etc.). How does that
> sound?

Yes, that sounds good.

> BTW, are you sure this is a healthy project? Last release was in January
> 2013, last commit 10 years ago, recent bug reports are not replied to.
> These are typical signs of an abandoned project...

Yes, I noticed this as well.  I'll check to see if I can get contact
with upstream.  Normally I would take over if they don't respond, but
given that I don't know the language, I don't think that's a good idea
in this case.

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