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Re: RFC: Adding BBDB to Emacs core

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: RFC: Adding BBDB to Emacs core
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:56:33 -0700
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>>>>> "RW" == Roland Winkler <address@hidden> writes:

RW> Certainly, this is a non-ideal approach. I am wondering: Could it make
RW> sense to have a separate infrastructure like "ELPA-devel" for the on-going
RW> development of ELPA packages, where adventurous users find the very latest
RW> code similar to the master branch of core Emacs. On the other hand, ELPA
RW> becomes the place for stable versions of these packages. My terminology
RW> "separate infrastructure" is intentionally vague, because I do not yet
RW> have a clear idea how this can be implemented efficiently.

Having an "-unstable" flavor of the package repository seems to be de rigeur
these days. I wonder if it would lead to any maintenance headaches. But it
would certainly improve ELPA's standing as a place both for development, and

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