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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: Sun, 09 Oct 2016 21:19:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

>> AFAICT the layout of files inside the Emacs directory is, or should be,
>> more or less irrelevant to the end user of Emacs. We do not need to
>> maintain the current directory structure, to maintain the user
>> experience.
> Why do you think so?  A somewhat large part of this user's user
> experience involves interacting with that directory structure.
> I would not consider it a benign change to mess with that structure.

That's why I would not suggest moving existing files en masse.

> Sometimes change that I am not in favor of need to be made, or
> at least some think that they need to be made.  So far, I don't see
> why a change in where Emacs Lisp files are stored (distributed) is
> needed.

I think I have explained my reasoning here.


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