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Re: Accessible "building from source" instructions

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: Re: Accessible "building from source" instructions
Date: Sun, 26 May 2019 13:18:26 +0300
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On 26.05.2019 11:50, Paul Eggert wrote:

Although I did that, I don't recommend using that URL as it's updated only irregularly. Yes, this is bad, but unfortunately savannah.gnu.org is still requiring CVS to update its website pages. Hardly any developer knows how to use CVS any more. Although I was a heavy CVS user two decades ago, I've forgotten too, and I have no idea why savannah is still stuck on CVS.

Thanks. That's unfortunate.

Anyway, to get back to the topic at hand, I suggest using this URL:


Similarly, for INSTALL.REPO, I suggest:


OK. But what I'd really like is *one* page I can link to.

The context: there is this README.md file (sort of official webpage for js2-mode), and it would really be better if the words "build from source" were a hyperlink to something helpful:


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