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Re: [ELPA] New package: salv

From: Philip Kaludercic
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: salv
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 17:14:05 +0000

Adam Porter <adam@alphapapa.net> writes:

> Hi Stefan, et al,
> I'd like to submit salv.el [0] to GNU ELPA.  The readme describes it
> like so:
>   Salve, v. t. & i.
>   To save, as a ship or goods, from the perils of the sea.
>   --Webster, 1913
>   Q: How does this package differ from other ones that automatically
>      save buffers?
>   A: Salve is a buffer-local minor mode, rather than being a global
>      mode.  It is activated in buffers the user wants to be saved,
>      rather than in all buffers (requiring the user to exclude ones that
>      aren't to be saved).  It uses per-buffer idle timers, rather than a
>      global timer.  It only runs a timer when a buffer is modified after
>      being saved, rather than constantly.  Because of these
>      characteristics, it's simple and lightweight.
> Please see the attached patch to elpa-packages.
> Thanks,
> Adam
> 0: https://github.com/alphapapa/salv.el

Not to sound judgemental, but considering that the real functionality of
the package is about 30-40 lines of code, couldn't this be converted
into a patch to files.el?

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