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Date: 2010-08-26 (20:11)
From: Florent Monnier <monnier.florent@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Please provide at least one page for your ocaml projects
Le mercredi 25 août 2010 11:26:05, Maxence Guesdon a écrit :
> Hello,
> For those who don't know, I'm the maintainer of the Caml Hump.
> For this reason, I have a look at every project announced on the caml-list
> and it seems to me that there are more and more projects providing only
> links to tarballs or git repositories.
> I think these projects would take advantage of having at least one web page
> giving all basic information: description, status, license, author(d),
> download links.
> Indeed, having to look for this information in a tarball of a git repos
> (with gitweb) is not very convenient. Even the project page on a forge is
> not the best way to get the information quickly. It's more a view for a
> developer/contributor, not for a potential user.
> Even if this main web page should point to the developer ressources
> (repository, forge project, ...), the main access to the project should
> be a web page with hand-written text, even a simple one.
> Regards,

I would say that when packagers write patches that add new features it would 
be nice if they set up such a basic web-page too.