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Re: elpa.gnu.org repository sync with Emacs

From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: elpa.gnu.org repository sync with Emacs
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 05:04:58 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (windows-nt)

Jambunathan K <address@hidden> writes:

> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 11:45:42 -0800 "Drew Adams" <address@hidden> wrote: 
>>>> It's *not* ELPA, it's elpa.gnu.org.  Tom Tromey runs 
>>>> ELPA.  I make the distinction again because it matters:
>>>> To avoid this confusion, how about renaming the server?
>>>> We could call it emacs-pkg.gnu.org.
>> DA> 1+
>> DA> And in discussions (e.g. here) call it something other than ELPA.

How about http://emacsforge.gnu.org/packages.

These packages actually help one forging of GNU Emacs - these are
privileged packages that are either venerable or beatified and on their
way to sainthood.

Very importantly it is `gnu' and *not* `nongnu'.

> Just thinking as I type, something 'rooted' in savannah.gnu.org would
> create the right association. Or one could get play with names and end
> with one of of veldt, puszta, pampas, steppe, prairie ...

Jambunathan K.

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