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Re: [NonGNU ELPA] 11 new packages!

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [NonGNU ELPA] 11 new packages!
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 20:56:21 +0200

> From: Akib Azmain Turja <akib@disroot.org>
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 20:27:10 +0600
> >> At a quick look, IIUC midnight.el kills buffers once a day, while
> >> GC Buffers kills buffers after a minute of idle, by default.
> >
> > And?  If that's the only issue, it shouldn't be hard to extend
> > midnight.el to do this more frequently, or add a derivative minor mode
> > for that purpose.
> Probably.  Anyway, does midnight.el allow to use a function instead of
> regexp?

Not that I see, no.  But it should be an easy extension.  Also,
there's a midnight-hook, in which you can do stuff even without such

> > I guess my point is that we should try not to invent new wheels where
> > old one are available and working.
> Yeah, but I reinvented the wheel six month ago (according to the first
> commit) without knowing someone has already invented the wheel before.

We are talking about what should be in Emacs and in ELPA.  The fun of
inventing wheels for your own use and joy no one can take from you.

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