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Re: RFC: Flavors - naming significant sets of customizations


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: RFC: Flavors - naming significant sets of customizations
Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:55:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.4 (gnu/linux)

Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:

> A good way to think would be to "segment" the users.
>
> If one just puts a starting init file for each of the
> "segment" in GNU ELPA, then this file and library
> itself will become a focal point for consensus
> building.  In a word, the .el file becomes a
> "clearing house" for common or recommended
> configuration.

...although I understand it now, I still don't like
it. It is something "Asperger
syndrome"/schoolboyishness about that whole line of
thinking.

If we have a tool that can do a hundred things, why
market it as "you should use this suite, if you want to
do [a subset] 10 things?" Does that really make sense?

-- 
Emanuel Berg, programmer-for-rent. CV, projects, etc at uXu
underground experts united:  http://user.it.uu.se/~embe8573


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