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Re: unsupported packages area in the Emacs repo

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: unsupported packages area in the Emacs repo
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 15:38:06 -0600
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On Tue, 29 Dec 2009 22:21:14 +0100 Deniz Dogan <address@hidden> wrote: 

DD> 2009/12/29 Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>:

>> Yes, that makes a lot of sense.  Promotion could work like Apache's
>> incubation process or like Haskell's hackage system, or in another way
>> more suited to Emacs' model.

DD> What do you mean by "like Haskell's hackage system"? As far as I know,
DD> anyone can upload their package to Hackage and it will be made
DD> available to everyone. I don't think there are any
DD> "supported/unsupported" categories as such.

Apache is one way to promote packages, with a tightly controlled
incubation and voting process.  Hackage is another way, with everything
"unsupported"--an unlikely model but I was trying to show extremes in
the way packages are promoted.  Sorry I wasn't clear.


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