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RE: Patch for Cygwin's Emacs dired.el and loaddefs.el

--- "Robinow, David" <> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Harig, Mark A. []
> > Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 5:14 PM
> > To: Joe Buehler;
> > 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
> objection.
>   cygwin is for ports of unix tools. I can't see where you have
> ported
> anything.
>  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
> package.
> >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
> distribution?
>  I've just updated from the emacs cvs archive and I see none of the
> cygwin
> stuff.
>  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
question yourself.


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