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Re: elpa.gnu.org policy

From: Lluís
Subject: Re: elpa.gnu.org policy
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 19:01:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov writes:

> On Mon, 15 Nov 2010 16:40:39 +0100 Julien Danjou <address@hidden> wrote: 
JD> - Who will assure there's no regression for Emacs 24.1 user when people
JD> will starts uploading packages using 24.2 only function?

JD> - Who will assure there's no regression at all?

> Maybe elpa.gnu.org should publish a repository for each Emacs release,
> enabled by default in that release:

> All 24.x releases:
> elpa.gnu.org/packages-24

> 24.1 only:
> elpa.gnu.org/packages-24.1

> 24.2 only:
> elpa.gnu.org/packages-24.2

> ...

> All releases:
> elpa.gnu.org/packages

But package.el supports version dependencies, right? Then package
developers should set that accordingly (both lower and upper version
bounds, if necessary).

Using version-specific repositories requires just that same work of
checking compatibility.


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