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From: Arthur Miller <arthur.miller@live.com>
To: "Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide" <arne_bab@web.de>
Cc: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: The fate of ditaa.jar (9.4.5.)
Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 21:02:36 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AM9PR09MB4977CB101B91E99718C5872896539@AM9PR09MB4977.eurprd09.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <875yzpkcal.fsf@web.de> (Arne Babenhauserheide's message of "Tue,  11 May 2021 08:35:46 +0200")

"Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide" <arne_bab@web.de> writes:

> Java is available in my distribution, ditaa is not. Removing ditaa from
> org means that I have to do manual installation and configuration, while
> with ditaa bundled, org-mode can simply note that I need java installed.
>
>> If we bundle it, we also need to ensure it is updated if/when new jar
>> versions are released.
>
> We can do that, but we don’t have to. As long as the bundled jar works,
> it is much better than no jar.
Depending on what users have on their machines it may not work on their
machine. The bundled jar might ask for a version of Java runtime that
users does not have. There is no guarantee that every distribution comes
with java bundled either. For you it maybe works, for someone else it
might generate 1001 question and confusion when things don't work.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-11 19:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-10 11:28 Jarmo Hurri
2021-05-10 11:50 ` Eric S Fraga
2021-05-10 12:28 ` Russell Adams
2021-05-10 17:07   ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-05-10 20:49     ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-11  1:22       ` Christopher Dimech
2021-05-11 18:56         ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-11 20:53           ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-05-12  8:44             ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-12  9:41               ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-05-12 14:51                 ` Russell Adams
2021-05-13 12:44                 ` Jarmo Hurri
2021-05-13 14:06                   ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-13 20:08                     ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-05-14  1:13                       ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-14  5:30                         ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-05-14  5:39                           ` Christopher Dimech
2021-05-14 11:23                             ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-14 11:57                               ` Christopher Dimech
2021-05-10 18:41 ` Nick Dokos
2021-05-11  1:25   ` Christopher Dimech
2021-05-11  4:33   ` Tim Cross
2021-05-11  6:35     ` Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide
2021-05-11  6:53       ` he " Christopher Dimech
2021-05-11  8:36       ` The " Tim Cross
2021-05-11 12:52         ` TEC
2021-05-11 19:15           ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-12  0:06           ` Tim Cross
2021-05-12  8:47             ` Arthur Miller
2021-05-15 17:31           ` [External] : " Daniel Ortmann
2021-05-11 19:02       ` Arthur Miller [this message]
2021-05-16 12:19 ` Bastien

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