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Re: Move newsticker to elpa?

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: Move newsticker to elpa?
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 20:30:19 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

    > Ulf Jasper <ulf.jasper@web.de> writes:
    >> When I asked whether it were a good idea to move newsticker to
    >> elpa that started a short discussion.  A decision, however, has
    >> not been made.  We could try to do that now.

    > Have we ever moved something to ELPA before?

    > I mean, for other things we remove/rename in Emacs, we have a
    > many-years obsoletion policy (sometimes decades)...  Moving stuff
    > from stock Emacs will break people's setups, and while they can

It will break mine.

    > get it back "just" by installing the package, that's still pretty
    > annoying.

For me, 'packages' have brought problems. Life is too short for that and
I refuse to use them.

Please give users an alternative - an 'installation from source' even.

Best wishes,

Colin Baxter
URL: http://www.Colin-Baxter.com
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