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Re: ELPA policy

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: ELPA policy
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 22:01:57 +0200

> Cc: Stephen Leake <address@hidden>,
>  Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>  address@hidden
> From: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 21:57:25 +0200
> On 11/10/2015 08:37 PM, David Engster wrote:
> >> I can cut out xref.el's dependency on CEDET easily enough.
> >
> > Which illustrates nicely the downside of moving packages to ELPA.
> Nope. It will be beneficial to the code in Emacs, because xref is 
> currently depending on a minor feature of CEDET (the 
> semantic-symref-tool infrastructure), which could use a rewrite, to be 
> available for a more general usage.

I think a point we should take from this is that the prerequisites (in
this case, the said rewrite) should be in place _before_ we seriously
consider such moves (pun intended ;-).

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