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Re: CC Mode version number for Emacs 25.2

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: CC Mode version number for Emacs 25.2
Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2017 05:33:25 +0200

> From: Alexander Shukaev <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2017 23:02:10 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden
> 1.  Install it manually by copying corresponding '*.el' files into my 
> Emacs configuration repository and shadow `load-path' on my own properly.
> 2.  Make your repository to be a submodule of mine (what does not work 
> for me since you are using Mercurial, while I use Git) and shadow 
> `load-path' on my own properly.
> 3.  Use `el-get' to do that management for me.
> All of these I find unacceptable: #1 smells like 90's (or earlier), #2 
> already mentioned, #3 requires another dependency that I don't want to 
> deal with at the moment.

How is the smell of it relevant when you want software that will work
for you?

IOW, it looks like both #1 and #2 are possible and easy, and you just
want Alan to provide CC Mode though package.el regardless.  It's his
choice, and his labor, you know.

We should be grateful to him for maintaining CC Mode.

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