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RE: Patch for Cygwin's Emacs dired.el and loaddefs.el
- From: Nicholas Wourms <nwourms at yahoo dot com>
- To: "Robinow, David" <drobinow at dayton dot adroit dot com>, "'Harig, Mark A.'" <maharig at idirect dot net>, Joe Buehler <jbuehler at hekimian dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 12:56:19 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: RE: Patch for Cygwin's Emacs dired.el and loaddefs.el
--- "Robinow, David" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Harig, Mark A. [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 5:14 PM
> > To: Joe Buehler; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: RE: Patch for Cygwin's Emacs dired.el and loaddefs.el
> > Ok. I will look into adding the Emacs Lisp Intro and Emacs Lisp
> > manual to the Cygwin distribution soon (unless someone else does
> > it first, or someone has an objection) in the 'Doc' section.
> Not sure if I qualify as "someone" wrt this issue, but I have an
> cygwin is for ports of unix tools. I can't see where you have
> Why increase the size of the distribution for no possible benefit?
> > Here are the packages I plan on adding:
> Right, that's where they are, there and at numerous mirrors. Why
> add them
> to cygwin?
You *don't* have to install the docs if you don't want them, but I
think including the documentation as an optional install makes sense.
Yes, Cygwin is for unix ports, but it has grown into a respectable
distribution which can be used for more then just "porting" unix
> >Of course, those two packages completely independent of the Emacs
> >BTW, in some future version of Emacs, the Lisp Intro is planned
> >to be integrated into the Emacs distribution.
> Interesting, but what interests me more is:
> When are Joe's cygwin mods going to be integrated into the Emacs
> I've just updated from the emacs cvs archive and I see none of the
> Are the patches being rejected? Are they even being submitted?
Who cares??? This is a decision which Joe will make. I'm sure if
you checked the appropriate mailing list you could answer this
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