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Re: ELPA policy

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: ELPA policy
Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2015 21:58:38 +0200

> From: Artur Malabarba <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2015 20:04:56 +0000
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > How about just using a single repository? ;-)
> >
> > Seriously, why should they be separate?  Submodules still complicate
> > things, compared to just having the stuff in the repo.
> I'm not strongly against that. But there are a couple of things that
> might be annoying with that:
> - Elpa commits would occasionally flood the git log

I'm sure no one actually looks at too many commits at once, only those
that are of interest.

> - Git operations in both repositories would become even slower than they
>   are now (as they'd both increase in size).

GCC is migrating to Git as we speak, even though it has something like
3-4 times more commits in its history than we do.  If they aren't
afraid, I don't think we should be.

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