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Re: elpa mails on info-gnu-emacs

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: elpa mails on info-gnu-emacs
Date: Fri, 23 May 2014 11:22:46 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (windows-nt)

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

> It seems that an automated process on elpa.gnu.org has started mailing
> the info-gnu-emacs list with notices about new versions of packages.
> It's a nice feature, but isn't the gnu-emacs-sources list the
> appropriate one for such things? IMO, the info-gnu-emacs list is
> supposed to be a a very low traffic one with notices about new Emacs
> versions only.

Notification of new elpa packages can be as important as notification of
new Emacs versions, at least for some packages.

But perhaps there should be a way for users to register for notification
only for packages they care about? 

If reading email with Gnus, it's probably possible to write a filter
that checks what packages are locally installed, and drop all other

-- Stephe

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