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Re: CEDET merge question

From: Romain Francoise
Subject: Re: CEDET merge question
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2009 23:21:22 +0200

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> This is a practical matter: since CEDET is such a large and
> complicated package, we shouldn't make changes directly to our
> copy of it, apart from those that are necessary to adapt it to
> Emacs' conventions and build system (which is what I've been
> working on).  Instead, changes should be applied first to Eric's
> repository, then merged back into our tree.

If it's so large and complicated that we can't handle it like the
rest of Emacs, is it really a good idea to merge it in?  I don't
think we have any other packages where the rule is "make the change
upstream first".  That sounds like a liability to me.

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