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Re: debbugs.el

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: debbugs.el
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 08:49:22 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110014 (No Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 25 Feb 2011 09:42:43 +0900 "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> 

SJT> Chong Yidong writes:
>> Karl Fogel <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Considering that improved access to debbugs.gnu.org helps GNU Emacs
>> > development itself, it might make sense to have this on trunk so that
>> > maintainers always have the latest version and don't have to do
>> > anything special to get it.
>> If there is a strong concern that putting code on the package archive
>> makes it less accessible for Emacs developers, how about merging ELPA
>> into trunk builds?

SJT> This doesn't help at the other end.  If it's in trunk, Emacs
SJT> developers will hack on it.  If not, it's Somebody Else's
SJT> Business[tm], and they are far less likely to do so.

This is why I suggested the elpa.gnu.org files should simply be in a
subdirectory of the Emacs trunk but the maintainers preferred they be
separate.  Maybe now, after a few months of offering elpa.gnu.org, it
can be reevaluated.


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