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Re: elpa.gnu.org packages requiring external packages

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: elpa.gnu.org packages requiring external packages
Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:12:12 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>>>     > ebdb-i18n-chn    # needs "pyim"
>>> BTW, I think Emacs comes with 99% of what's needed already (it does
>>> have a pinyin table and looking at pyim-hanzi2pinyin, there doesn't
>>> seem to be much more to it), so maybe we could add to Emacs a function
>>> equivalent to pyim-hanzi2pinyin and get rid of this dependency.
>> I'll take a look and see how close it already is. I'd be happy to add a
>> function to Emacs to do this or, if it's a real no-brainer, just add it
>> to EBDB and remove this dependency (and probably the whole package).
> Maybe we should add a hanzi2pinyin package to elpa, for this
> hanzi->pinyin feature is very important to Chinese Emacs user.

My impression is that it will be simple enough that we could add it to
lisp/language/chinese.el or something like that, but indeed distributing
it via ELPA would make it easier for other packages to start using it,
so we'd have to put it in a separate file.


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