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Re: CVS is the `released version'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: CVS is the `released version'
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 10:17:27 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.95 (gnu/linux)

>>>> The biggest benefit I see is that packages can be updated on the
>>>> package maintainer's schedule.  Emacs, on the other hand, is updated
>>>> on the Emacs maintainers' schedule.
>> Pleae, let's not link the issue of including a package-installer (such as
>> package.el) with the issue of which packages to (un)bundle.
>> These are completely separate questions.
>> package.el is useful to deal with non-bundled packages: there are
>> many of those and they're not about to be all bundled.

> I would think that if we could be able to say "if you have organized
> your Lisp source files in such&such a way with this&that information
> in the following format in its head, then using the command
> M-x package-pull-into-current RET filename.el RET
> will install the file and its associated files into your currently used
> Emacs.  Using the command
> M-x package-pull-into-source RET filename.el RET
> will make it a part of your Emacs source tree (which you can then
> either compile or commit).  And
> M-x package-update RET filename.el RET
> will look up any dedicated servers declared in the comments from
> filename.el and will replace it (and its associated files) by a new
> version which you can then either pull into current or pull into
> source.

I don't see any relation with what I said.


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