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Re: [ELPA] New package: delight.el

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: delight.el
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:40:48 +0200
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Sorry I didn't look at this until now.  Given the short length of the code, I 
wonder: could the be turned into a patch against diminish? This way diminish 
users would all benefit from the improvements, right?


On 2016-07-11 18:24, Phil Sainty wrote:
> No comments on this to date, so I'd quite like to see this committed
> to the GNU ELPA repo.
> I have a savannah account, but do not have permission to push to the
> emacs/elpa repository. I'll happily take care of it if I'm assigned
> permissions (which would assist with future updates); otherwise if
> someone else would like to do so, that would be appreciated.
> thanks,
> -Phil
> On 26/06/16 19:27, Phil Sainty wrote:
>> I would like to propose my delight.el library for inclusion in
>> GNU ELPA (or as a standard Emacs library if that is of interest).
>> Delight enables you to easily customise how major and minor modes
>> appear in the mode line.
>> It was inspired by a well-known library called Diminish which
>> facilitates the same thing for minor modes only. I wrote Delight
>> because I wanted something which also supported major modes, as well
>> as a more concise syntax for configuration (in particular, something
>> which didn't necessitate writing an explicit call to eval-after-load
>> to handle unloaded modes).
>> Detailed documentation and examples are in the commentary, and at:
>> https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/DelightedModes
>> The source code is now maintained at:
>> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/delight.git
>> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/delight.git/plain/delight.el
>> (For GNU ELPA I would use an external/subtree approach with this
>> new Savannah repository.)
>> n.b. At one point someone submitted a melpa recipe for the EmacsWiki
>> source, and so this has also been available via melpa for some time,
>> but I'd prefer it to be on GNU ELPA.
>> I could potentially include delight-powerline.el as well.
>> https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/DelightedPowerLine
>> That's a small integration library I wrote on request so that
>> Delight would work with the various "Powerline" libraries out there
>> on github and melpa and the like. I'm not sure whether there are
>> conventions to follow regarding GNU ELPA packages integrating with
>> non-GNU libraries, so I've left it out for now.
>> -Phil

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