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Re: ELPAing all the GNU manuals

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: ELPAing all the GNU manuals
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:41:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> Nic Ferrier <address@hidden> writes:
>> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> You'll get one more non-authoritative place to obtain all these
>>>> manuals, and from this place they're not going to be up to date,
>>>> unless you figure out some mechanism of keeping them up to date.
>>>> Keeping them up to date is going to be a lot of work.
>>> Uh, I don't _want_ my info manuals to be up to date.  I want them to
>>> correspond to the software version I have installed.  I have nothing to
>>> gain from using copy&paste of some code from a manual that is not yet
>>> supported by my software.
>> I've just realized I am asking for permission and I should just be
>> doing.
>> But here's one reason why things do go into ELPA. General negativity
>> being almost always the first reaction on this list.
> So, I will play good cop.
> To me it sounds like a cool idea.
> Apart from just being good cop, I see some actual benefits.
> There is precedence in the Java world for this sort of thing, and there
> its pretty useful.
> In the Emacs world, we would gain increased visibility of the GNU
> world from within Emacs. ELPA browser frontends will also be nicer.
> Now over to the bad cops...

Uh, you just smoked all the confiscated weed.  Now what?

David Kastrup

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