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Re: AUCTeX inclusion [Re: elpa.gnu.org repository sync with Emacs]

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: AUCTeX inclusion [Re: elpa.gnu.org repository sync with Emacs]
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 09:00:15 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 03:01:09 -0500 Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> wrote: 

DN> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Tue, 16 Nov 2010 19:00:10 +0100 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> 
>> wrote: 
LMI> So...  ELPA would be for packages that we want to have readily available
LMI> in Emacs, but that we can't ever easily cut any cruft out of as Emacs
LMI> progresses?  But since the FSF-copyright assignment regime would still
LMI> apply to ELPA, we'd wouldn't be able to accept big packages like auctex
LMI> anyway?
>> You know, AUCTeX is in there...  http://elpa.gnu.org/packages/
>> Chong Yidong and the AUCTeX maintainers spent a lot of time getting the
>> copyrights done and putting the tarball together.

DN> Is the any reason not to include AUCTeX in emacs proper instead of elpa?

We just went over this several times, didn't we?

DN> It's a very useful package to have working by default without having
DN> to deal with setting up packages. 

You say that like it's a hard task.

M-x package-list-packages
`i' on whatever you want to install, then `x'


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