Proposal ocaml guidelines

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Thu May 3 19:23:50 UTC 2007

Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-05-03 at 20:17 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
>> Gérard Milmeister wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2007-05-02 at 21:03 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
>>>> I got looking into this because of these review requests:
>>>> And I've come to the conclusion that we need some kinda ocaml
>>>> packaging guidelines.
>>>> Interesting with regards to this are:
>>> Maybe you could start an add something to the fedoraproject wiki, for
>>> example a Ocaml SIG. There has also been some interest in this by
>>> Richard Jones <rjones at>.
>> Yes an ocaml sig probably is a good idea. But as said I'm only the reviewer 
>> here, so to those interested, go ahead create a sig. Maybe Nigel Jones will 
>> want to join you too, as he is the submitter of the package review requests 
>> linked to above.
>> Either way we need to put down some guidelines, since the current ocaml 
>> packages aren't packaged properly (when judging them by the debian / PLD 
>> guidelines).
> I can help get the guidelines approved but I'm not an OCaml packager so
> most of the work will be up to you guys.  Discuss the guidelines, either
> put something under /wiki/PackagingDrafts/ or ping me with a copy that
> you want to propose and I'll do it.  Then it would be tremendously
> helpful if one of you could make it to a Packaging Meeting where the
> Guideline gets discussed by the Packaging Committee.  That way you can
> field questions immediately instead of me being a go-between.


The proposal I mailed to the list yesterday is now available here:

If you can let me know where and when the FPC meeting happens, then I can see 
if I can attend (times in CET please, as a european I'm not used to doing 
timezone calculations)



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