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Re: [ELPA] New package: kixtart-mode

From: Morgan Willcock
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: kixtart-mode
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 23:48:25 +0100
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On Wednesday, November 09, 2022 22:04 GMT, Stefan Monnier 
<monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:

> > Would there be any issues in adding the package?
> There is one issue, yes: is KiXtart Free Software?
> According to Wikipedia, the license is "Closed source Careware".
> And indeed, I can't find any source code on http://www.kixtart.org/.
> If that's indeed proprietary code, then I think we probably wouldn't
> want to host `kixtart-mode` on (Non)GNU ELPA.

There is no dependency or inter-op with the interpreter, and the package
was developed independently - since the source code is not available it
is also impossible for me to create any link to it.

But if this is the final decision I'll live with it.

> Find below my sig a suggested patch to fix a few minor issues I found
> along the way (the main one is arguably the way `kixtart-tempo-tags`
> is passed to `tempo-define-template`).

Thanks for taking a look. Are you happy if I take your patch, regardless
of where the package ends up?

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