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Re: Emacs Package Management

From: Paul R
Subject: Re: Emacs Package Management
Date: Sat, 02 Aug 2008 16:46:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)


Stephen> Does anyone see a major flaw in a system like that? Or is it
Stephen> a matter of "show me the code and I'll comment"? ELPA could
Stephen> be the starting point.

Tom is the right person to ask, but I have the feeling that 2 points
at least need some special care :
 - autoloads, or more generally "package activation"
 - documentation, or "how to find in the Info system the entry to the
   documentation of the installed package"

Other than that, a package management system would be of course
incredibly useful to emacs. We may even, at some point, use it to
lower the minimum size of the emacs base distribution. I often hear
that emacs distribution bundles way too many packages. And I sometime
experience this feeling too :)


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