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Re: [Emacs-diffs] feature/integrated-elpa 4f6df43 15/23: README added

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] feature/integrated-elpa 4f6df43 15/23: README added
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:49:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> Unless we move all the files in ELPA git to be external branches.
>>> Of course, that's another option.  We should rework the GNU ELPA
>>> building scripts to make this scale better, tho (such a rework would be
>>> beneficial for many other reasons anyway).
>> Taken to the extreme, we could just go the MELPA route; the ELPA repo
>> contains recipes, with the packages stored elsewhere (or on an external
>> branch).
> But that's exactly what I don't want: GNU ELPA should not be just
> a distribution of third party packages.  For that, we already have MELPA
> which works just fine.

I think that the software and social organisation are different. The
packages could be in independent repositories on savannah for instance.
No real reason why these should be considered to be third party.


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