From: stardiviner <email@example.com> To: Bastien <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: Starting from 9.5, Org contrib will be distributed as a separate Org ELPA package Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 09:02:12 +0800 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> Bastien <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > Hi all, > > "Org contrib" refers to the list of Emacs lisp files that you find > in the contrib/ directory of Org's repository: > > https://code.orgmode.org/bzg/org-mode/src/master/contrib > > The idea of this directory was to have a place where to promote Org > packages even if they are not part of Org's core (ie the files that go > into Emacs core.) It was also useful as a place to welcome packages > from authors who don't sign the FSF copyright assignment. > > Both reasons are kind of obsolete nowadays: many, if not most useful > Org contributions are published elsewhere. Also, mixing authors who > signed the FSF assignment and those who don't is never a good idea > for a repo, even if the contributions happen in separate spaces. > > Org 9.5 will ship without the packages in the contrib/ directory. > > Emacs lisp files in contrib/ will be packaged as an Org ELPA package > that you can install independentely from there. The files will live > in a new org-contrib.git repo on code.orgmode.org. > > In the long run, every Emacs file in org-contrib.git need to find a > proper maintainer (who will decide where to maintain it) or to be > listed in the list of Emacs orphan packages. > > If you use Org contrib/ files from git, you will have to clone a > new repository when the split is done, within the next weeks. > > If you use org-plus-contrib, you don't have anything to do before > Org 9.5 is released. When it is, you will have add Org ELPA to > your configuration and install org-contrib from there. > > If you have any question on this, please let me know! > > Best, I agree with this solution. This is good idea. It will keep maintaining and debugging Org Mode simpler. Even though I just use local Git source code for Org Mode. (So don't need to modify my config at all.) -- [ stardiviner ] I try to make every word tell the meaning that I want to express. Blog: https://stardiviner.github.io/ IRC(freenode): stardiviner, Matrix: stardiviner GPG: F09F650D7D674819892591401B5DF1C95AE89AC3
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-10-25 1:03 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-10-24 15:53 Bastien 2020-10-24 16:29 ` Colin Baxter 2020-10-25 1:02 ` stardiviner [this message] 2021-03-28 6:43 ` Bastien
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