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Re: Efforts to attract more users?

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Efforts to attract more users?
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2010 02:11:09 +0200

On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 2:03 AM, Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 15:09, Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The reordering is done exactly to make emacsclient.c start Emacs when needed.
> It's hard to believe that moving functions around is *exactly* what's
> needed to add functionality.

Believe whatever you want. Or look into it. You might even be right, I
did this long ago.

>> So I do not understand what you ask for.
> 1.- Move original emacsclient functions back to where they were.
> 2.- Do a diff, which should result in a list of the *real differences*
> between your emacsclient and the trunk's, instead of being a full file
> diff like it is now because of your reordering.
> 3.- Send the patch *and* a good ChangeLog, or some kind of explanation
> of the changes and what they do (and how they work, if it is not
> evident).
> 4.- Wait for comments.
> 5.- *Act* on those comments.
> 6.- Repeat  3-5 until everybody is (more or less) satisfied with the result.
> 7. Commit your changes or ask for them to be committed.
> Isn't that difficult, really. All you need is the intention of doing
> the work, instead of dumping your emacsclient and asking others to do
> it for you...

I have done the work. I simplified it to what it is now. If that is
not accepted then just skip it.

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