Re: Xemacs needs a real maintainer
On 10 Mar 2004, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> I forget to add one important thing of course, the Xemacs package
>> system which allows on the fly actualization. Emacs has nothing
> According to what I read, it is not a missing feature, it is an
> unwanted feature. I'm personaly happy with packages provided as
> debian packages, so i don't need to grab the big bunch of packages I
> don't use (emacs21-support or alike).
Just a moment,
Maybe we are talking about different things, Xemacs comes with a
package styem comprable to the debian system, that is only core lisp
packages are shipped, addtionally pkg have to be installed with a
utility called PUI. So the Xemacs user does not have to download the
lisp files, unpack them, and byte compile it. Now like a debian user
he just grab install and then upgrade the package he wishes. As a
debian user you *should* love this.
Now you mean an unwanted feature for the Emacs people? well sometimes
the additional lisp packages shipped with Emacs are quite old, in one
case gnus more that 1 1/2 years old.
Or you mean for the debian people?
In both case I disagree. For debian you can see that some package are
just not up to date, and besides this is just doubled work and not