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Re: package management proposals for Emacs

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: package management proposals for Emacs
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 22:36:52 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110016 (No Gnus v0.16) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 26 Apr 2011 22:19:35 -0300 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote: 

>>> OK, you can propose it later when the GNU ELPA (note the difference
>>> between "ELPA" and "GNU ELPA" btw) has been around for a bit.
>> Can't we choose some other name for our package archive
>> that doesn't cause confusion with another one?

SM> Ours is an ELPA, it's just not the same one as the one originally setup
SM> by the original author of package.el.  So what we need to is to avoid
SM> using "ELPA" without specifying which one (GNU's, Tom's, or some other one).

It adds to the confusion that Tom's ELPA calls itself "the ELPA."

I try to be consistent in the use of "GNU ELPA," at least, but we
already had a discussion about this.


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