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RE: propose adding Icicles to Emacs

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: propose adding Icicles to Emacs
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 11:41:13 -0700

>     However, it also sounds like there are a bunch of other unrelated
>     features, e.g., "Multi-commands" (what does this have to do with
>     completion?).  [If these really are unrelated to main purpose, why are
>     they part of the same package?]
> That is a very important point.  It is quite common that a user
> implements, in a single Lisp program, various features which he
> likes but which do not really belong together.  In such a case,
> to "install the package" is not really the right thing to consider.
> What we should do instead is consider each of the features separately,
> and decide what to do with it.

I don't disagree. In fact I hope that the features will be examined in
detail and tried out. There is no other way for people to realize that the
features belong together - or not.

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