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Re: [O] Org-mode release 7.9

From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: [O] Org-mode release 7.9
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2012 00:58:58 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (gnu/linux)

1.  There is no need to do download and M-x package-install-file RET if
    the publishing server has a `archive-contents' file.

    Org's daily tars are already pushed to Orgmode.org and then later
    pulled by GNU's ELPA servers.

    So only thing needed is a public URL on Orgmode.org for package tars
    and an archive-contents.

2.  IMO, packages destined for Emacs are much more valuable than those
    that lie in githubs and bitbuckets.

    Why is there a hesitation to bundle org-export.el and org-e-*.el
    (written by me and Ngz) in to it's own ELPA package or ship it along
    with daily tars.

3. There is a `package-upload-file' from package-x.el that can upload
   make-produced-tar and *also* update `archive-contents' with the new

All of 1, 2 and 3 is available my ELPA makefile changes in

It's clear what needs to be done.  Despite that, IMSNHO, there is
hesitation and too much discussion.


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