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Re: Compiled files without sources????

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Compiled files without sources????
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 18:37:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Evgeny M. Zubok" <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>> Could you be so kind as to tell me, concisely, what the situation is?
>> Which files have been included, which sources are missing, and what
>> version are they included in?
> Second this question. Some packages in ELPA provide only compiled
> documentation (info, PostScript, PDF). The sources of documentation
> exist only on upstream. Should the packages always provide the sources
> of documentation in ELPA tree? Is it acceptable that the sources exist
> somewhere on project's hosts?

It might be worth taking a look at the structure of an XEmacs package.
While the source of them in the XEmacs package tree has a different
layout and contains additional structural information files relevant for
generating the package, the compiled XEmacs package contains all
relevant sources for the included material, in particular the Texinfo

David Kastrup

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