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Re: [ELPA] New package: hierarchy

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: hierarchy
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:27:54 +0300

> From: Damien Cassou <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:15:04 +0200
> I would like to add my package 'hierarchy', a library to create and
> display hierarchy structures, to ELPA. The hierarchy library has already
> been used to implement a json navigator and a Javascript class hierarchy
> navigator.
> I wrote a blog post describing it on Nicolas' blog:
> https://emacs.cafe/emacs/guest-post/2017/06/26/hierarchy.html.
> My motivation for proposing this library to ELPA (instead of MELPA where
> all my other packages are published) is that some developers might want
> to have their hierarchy-dependent package on ELPA. Also, phil-s asked me
> to do it: https://github.com/DamienCassou/hierarchy/issues/48.
> I propose to put the single-file package hierarchy.el in ELPA and to
> keep maintaining the project in a separate repository. I decided to
> avoid using subtree or externals because my unit-test file (which is not
> included here) depends on buttercup which is not on ELPA.

How about adding this to Emacs core instead?  I think built-in
capabilities such as these are long overdue, and Emacs should offer
such basics out of the box.

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