Re: FW: emacs-goodies-el restructuring
Peter S Galbraith <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> - `emacs-goodies-extra-el' currently holds elisp packages that depend on
> other Debian packages. It only contains:
> dict.el: wrapper around the 'dict' command.
There's a package for that? I'd been using a badly done
home-grown version of it.
It might be more easily found if it were named `dict-el'.
> and depends on `dict'. I will be adding `newsticker' soon, which
> depends on `wget'.
> I'd like to merge these files into `emacs-goodies-el' and move the
> `Depends' to `Recommends'. That would kill off one small package that is
> often overlooked by users.
Sounds reasonable, I guess.
> - Ben Pfaff said he's willing to kill off his debview package and let me
> merge deb-view.el into emacs-goodies-el, which also contains:
> apt-sources.el: major mode for editing Debian sources.list files;
> apt-utils.el: interface to APT (Debian package management);
> In a similar Debian theme, the package `debbugs-el' contains:
> debian-bug.el, an Emacs command to submit a bug report.
> gnus-BTS.el, an enhancement to Gnus to provide buttons on bug
> numbers seen in Debian-related messages.
> Perhaps I should kill the `debbugs-el' package and create a `debian-el'
> package for Debian user tools to hold the five files?
That sounds like a reasonable approach to me.
> It could be argued that `debian-changelog-mode.el' is also useful for
> Debian users because it highlights bugs and lets users click on them.
> But perhaps there should be a diminished user mode without the editing
Wouldn't turning on read-only mode in the buffer have the same
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