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Re: [ELPA] New package: Ement (Matrix client)

From: Philip Kaludercic
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: Ement (Matrix client)
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 15:41:48 +0000

Payas Relekar <relekarpayas@gmail.com> writes:

> Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net> writes:
> Just a thought. Since we already have IRC client in the core, it will be
> nice to have a well-maintained Matrix client in core as well.
> Any chance of that happening? Thoughts?

I don't get to decide anything like that, but it seems unlikely
considering that Ement still has a number of dependencies that aren't
available in the core.

>From what I see the package is larger than ever ERC -- probably by
necessity -- and I personally think it is questionable that Emacs has
two IRC clients bundled by default (the other one being rcirc).

> Thanks,
> Payas
>>>>> Hi Stefan, et al,
>>>>> I'd like to submit my Matrix client package, Ement.el, to GNU ELPA.
>>>>> https://github.com/alphapapa/ement.el
>>>>> It's been my plan to do so eventually, and over the past nearly two
>>>>> years of development, it's seen at least a few hundred users
>>>>> install and use it regularly.  It's also packaged in GNU Guix and
>>>>> in Nix (and having it in GNU ELPA will simplify their packaging
>>>>> work as well).  I use it every day, and there are no major known
>>>>> bugs, so it seems like a good time to submit it.  I have plans for
>>>>> further development as well, but they need not hold back publishing
>>>>> on ELPA.
>>>> Glad to see the package is ready!
>>>>> Please see the attached patch to elpa-packages.
>> Great, I've pushed the package specification to elpa.git.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Adam
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