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Re: Making `eglot-server-programs' a custom variable?

From: João Távora
Subject: Re: Making `eglot-server-programs' a custom variable?
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 09:12:17 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: João Távora <joaotavora@gmail.com>
>> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
>> Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 21:45:59 +0000
>> > This is a project-level goal of the Emacs project, and as such is up
>> > to the maintainers to set and pursue.  Even if the maintainers are
>> > wrong, in your opinion.
>> eglot-server-programs grew formidably over the last 4 years, and I have
>> no objections to keep growing it.  Being exhaustive is going to be
>> reasonably hard, because so many servers will continue to appear.  Even
>> faster than programming languages.  And some servers are just abandoned,
>> which is another annoyance.  And we should not assume the user won't
>> want to tweak to add flags or servers we don't know about.  That would
>> contradicts my lengthy experience with the uses of this variable.
>> Anyway, I prefer to focus my limited time on other aspects of Eglot, but
>> you're certainly not "wrong" if you make adding new servers a priority.
> As long as you don't start objecting to adding more servers, there's
> no contradiction between our goals.

I don't think I ever objected to it, and I don't plan on starting.
Personally, I use a tiny fraction of that list, and it's been gleefully
and carefully curated by many of Eglot's smaller contributors, to which
I am very thankful.

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