Re: Syck, fork, hosting
On 2/26/08, Ingy dot Net <ingy <at> ingy.net> wrote:
> On 25/02/08 20:37 +0300, Alexey Zakhlestin wrote:
> > I am thinking about forking Syck library, as Why obviously doesn't
> > have any time to support it.
> > Will it be possible to host it at yaml.org? Seems like the best place,
> > as all yaml-interested persons come here anyway.
> I believe Audrey Tang of Perl6 fame and the maintainer of YAML::Syck for Perl
> is well versed in libsyck. Maybe coordinate with her.
That would be useful, yes :)
> It is also worth pointing out that perhaps it is time to let Syck die. It was
> a good library for many years but libyaml is clearly the future of YAML
> What are your use cases for Syck, Alexey?
libyaml is clearly the future, but it is still at 0.0.1 release (for
over a year) and distro-makers do not believe in such numbers… I will
be glad to switch at the moment, when libsyck has clear
release-process (todo, roadmap with dates, etc.)
My main current use-case is a php extension based on syck, which is
stuck because of bugs in syck-0.55 (those bugs are fixed in
subversion, but there were no formal releases for several years).
To put it straight: I need to have the new release of syck, which