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Re: Why are so many great packages not trying to get included in GNU Ema

From: Alan Third
Subject: Re: Why are so many great packages not trying to get included in GNU Emacs? WAS: Re: Making Emacs more friendly to newcomers
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 16:16:55 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, Jun 13, 2020 at 03:50:05PM +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > From: Konstantin Kharlamov <hi-angel@yandex.ru>
> > Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 14:59:21 +0300
> > 
> >    Okay, so usually email-based projects recommend using git-send-
> > email. Recently I sent a patch like this¹ and got a complaint it
> > doesn't look like what git-format-patch would produce (is that maybe a
> > hint maintainers are being strained too?). Huh, wrong way again?
> FTR: that wasn't a complaint, it was a gentle request for the future.
> Your patch was committed, before I sent that request, even though
> committing it required some extra manual work on my part.
> We recommend using git-format-patch because it makes applying the
> patch easier and less error prone.  It never occurred to me that a
> routine recommendation would be interpreted as a "complaint", let
> alone trigger a 950-word rant.

I could be wrong but to me that patch looks fine and applies here
without modification.

The only possibly unusual step I took was to save the complete email
to a file, then I applied it using git as normal.

Am I missing something here?
Alan Third

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