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Re: CVS is the `released version'

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: CVS is the `released version'
Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 14:53:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2007-05-13) writes:
>> The advantage is just one of decoupled updates of centrally organized
>> packages to the centrally organized core.
>> I doubt that this could not equally well be achieved with a policy of
>> more frequent releases from a release branch.
> It does not cater for people who think that over 100MB is an obscene
> size for an editor.  It is quite lean for a desktop environment,
> though.

Let's put this into perspective: while this has been one of the
theoretical motivators of the XEmacs package system, the ratio of
people who don't use the "Sumo tarball" of everything is rather small.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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