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Re: dash.el [was: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs]

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: dash.el [was: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs]
Date: Sun, 17 May 2020 23:49:25 -0400

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  > I would like to point out, as an author of several packages, that in my 
  > experience having a package in ELPA is _better_ than having it in the core.

Better in which sense?  Do you mean, better for you in maintaining the

Having the package in the core makes it possible to maintain it in
sync with Emacs releases.  Having it in GNU ELPA makes it possible to
release improvements in the package that work for old Emacs releases.
I think that either one can be valuable in some cases.

Dr Richard Stallman
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Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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