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RE: ELPA policy

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: ELPA policy
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:22:30 -0800 (PST)

>   > Since pulling in data from the Web indiscriminately is not
>   > possible for this project (we have to make sure we're not
>   > unwittingly including code without a proper copyright assignment),
>   > perhaps we need as an "integrator": someone willing to guide the
>   > update of ELPA from various sources on the Web, keeping an eye out
>   > for changes that might affect copyright.
> What we need to solve Drew's problem is to merge changes into a few
> specific files from a specific place, and commit them using git.
> Isn't that easy enough to do?
> There could be one page where he provides the commit log info.
> Whenever that page changes (we could check every 5 minutes), our demon
> could merge in all the files which have changed.  They it would email
> the diffs to Drew so he could confirm what he installed.
> Thus, when Drew wants to install a new version, he would change the
> other pages first, then write the change log text into the log page.
> Then wait 5 minutes and it's done.
> This is assuming there are no other obstacles aside from the
> mechanics of installing changes into our repository.

I will again say that I don't expect that my situation is typical.
There may be no one else out there who ever prefers something like it.

But FWIW I think that what you describe would work for me.

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