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

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] feature/integrated-elpa 4f6df43 15/23: README added
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:29:41 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.1.50 (darwin)

>>>>> "PL" == Phillip Lord <address@hidden> writes:

>> Yes. Somewhere (probably in a file in Emacs.git), we'd have a MANIFEST file
>> to declares which ELPA packages are special with respect to development
>> (core ELPA), and which to the distribution (tarball ELPA). It could also
>> include other details, such as which Git version we intend to use, where
>> the files should be mapped to, etc.

PL> Just to be explicit, this means that we have to use git to grab the
PL> relevant files from ELPA -- we cannot, for example, use package.el to pull
PL> down files from the ELPA website, bcause it doesn't support versions at
PL> the moment.

That's fine with me for the present time.

PL> All makes sense, but still a bit confused about how we would decide
PL> whether a package would be tarball or core. What would the criteria be?

Whatever the developers here decide. Someone will propose that a package be
included, and we'll agree or disagree on each point.

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