Re: emacs.app for GNUstep for debian
Jérôme Marant <email@example.com> wrote:
> Gürkan Sengün <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hi Miles,
> >> I expect one potential problem is that of user confusion -- if
> >> somebody sees an "emacs.app" package they'll probably think it's at
> >> least a semi-recent version of emacs.
> > Wait you think this 20 version is not semi-recent?
> > What do you think is this, then?
> > http://www.linuks.mine.nu/openstep/emacs.png
> > (People still use 18.x!)
> For what benefit do they still use 18.x?
> >> For the same reason, dealing
> >> with bugs becomes more complicated.
> > It's not you who has to deal with these bugs, are you?
> > I will deal with the bugs of my packages, so will my upstreams.
> Sticking with 20 and dealing with its bugs while they have been fixed
> in 21 and greater is plain silly.
> > Emacs.app is an object, it's not depending or being depended on
> > by other Emacs packages in Debian.
> Jérôme Marant
Sorry to jump in so late...
So all elisp packages won't have to interoperate with it?
There's no way I'm supporting emacs20 elisp now...