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Re: Moving files from lisp/gnus/ to lisp/net/?

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Moving files from lisp/gnus/ to lisp/net/?
Date: Sat, 16 Oct 2004 09:44:07 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 03:43:04AM -0400, Thien-Thi Nguyen wrote:
> Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:
>    It seems that we could be more successful with this, and giving
>    up some control of the files and moving the into Emacs might
>    achieve that.
> perhaps it's best just to write a blurb in some STANDALONE file
> that explains the consensus, and furthermore lists those files
> to be treated in this manner.
> location of file is an indirect indicator of intent; explicit
> instructions are less likely to be misinterpreted.

Perhaps, but location is far more effective for avoiding mistakes in
day-to-day hacking, because people tend forget random stuff written in readme
files, but the location is in your face everytime you edit the file.

So, in fact _both_ should be done.

80% of success is just showing up.  --Woody Allen

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