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Re: recent changes to org files

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: recent changes to org files
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2007 20:57:00 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> When you install changes to org files, will you please look at the actual
>> diffs before you do so, and only apply the bits that make sense?

> Hmm... I'm just installing what the author distributes.  It was never
> mentioned to me that the Emacs developers might be making changes directly to
> his files without exporting those changes back to his own sources.

> Perhaps it would be better if I left it to the author to merge any Emacs CVS
> changes into his code and then check them in directly, rather than posting the
> contents of his new releases verbatim to CVS.  What do you think, Carsten?

To me the rule goes as follows: I only install patches, not files.
That usually takes core of those problems: if the author's version disagrees
with the CVS version I get a conflict when I try to apply the patch.


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