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From: Adam Porter <adam@alphapapa.net>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-element.el change in emacs.git
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2021 05:31:29 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zgrpf5dq.fsf@alphapapa.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <874k9ymaia.fsf@gnu.org>

Hi Amin,

Amin Bandali <bandali@gnu.org> writes:

>> By the way, I'm curious, not having always followed the internal details
>> of Org's development over the years: why are changes like that made to
>> emacs.git and merged back into Org, instead of being made in Org and
>> then merged back into Emacs with the next sync?  It seems like it could
>> be a burden, requiring someone like you to track them and merge them,
>> but there's probably a good reason for this workflow.
>>
>
> Speaking from personal experience/observations, as far as I know the
> Emacs developers don't have strict rules about having uni-directional
> changes.  And this is not unique to Org; I've seen similar changes in
> both directions in other projects developed outside emacs.git that are
> periodically merged into emacs.git.  Eliminating the need for keeping
> track of such changes is one potential argument for developing Org --
> and those other similar packages -- inside emacs.git itself. :)

That would be an interesting development, indeed.  :)  Thanks.



      reply	other threads:[~2021-10-04 10:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-01  1:31 Adam Porter
2021-10-01  2:31 ` Kyle Meyer
2021-10-01  3:08   ` Adam Porter
2021-10-03 14:46     ` Amin Bandali
2021-10-04 10:31       ` Adam Porter [this message]

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