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Re: Allowing rolling release packages on ELPA

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Allowing rolling release packages on ELPA
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2022 16:14:27 -0400

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  > I have heard from people who prefer a rolling release model for their
  > packages,

Can you explain what that means, concretely?  How is t different from
what we do now?

              and requested that their packages not be added for {Non,}GNU
  > ELPA if they would have to update the version header manually,
  > presumably on every commit.

Is this something we would _want_ to do?  What would its implications
be for Emacs?

We might decide to support their style of release, or decide not to
include their packages in NonGNU ELPA, or we might come up with
another solution.  I don't know what's best.  But I'm sure we should
think about that before we decide.

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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