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Re: Code for cond*

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Code for cond*
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 12:30:45 +0200

> From: Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com>
> Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 17:06:20 +0800
> Whether consciously or not, ELPA has become a repository where code may
> be abandoned to bitrot in peace, so when someone on this list produces a
> list of reasons he dislikes such and such in support of moving it to
> ELPA, what he really means is that his objections are so strong he never
> wishes to see it again, but it is not seemly or persuasive to express
> such objections without veiling them in euphemisms.  Since this also
> avoids causing the proposer too much disappointment, it achieves the
> desired goal of frustrating the proposal with the absolute minimum level
> of fuss.
> I'm sorry if this came out sounding quite harsh, but it is how I view
> this farce

This view is incorrect.  We don't use ELPA as a dumping ground for
packages "we don't want to see, ever".

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