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From: Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se>
To: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
Cc: Jean-Christophe Helary
	Org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>,
	Emacs developers <emacs-devel@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: org 9.2.6 and org 9.1.9
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 07:29:24 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CADwFkmndhP+G8riX1Z6XO9Pr7ZrBr=cj2GmVb2mj0_6MBfS81Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC=50j8_ULsJp1vZRCDnG_rD4OffRhwV6K2Oi=SFh6Y=2SYNOw@mail.gmail.com>

Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com> writes:

> I would agree that org should be a package in elpa and not bundled into emacs core. The user can then choose which version to install (ignoring the package dependency problem).

I disagree with removing Org-mode from Emacs core, as I've explained elsewhere.

> This won't fix all the issues as anyone installing a new major version when an existing version is already loaded will run into the same problems. Bottom line, as org stands now, upgrading when org is already loaded is problematic.

It would be very unfortunate if we removed Org-mode from Emacs core
with the sole motivation to band-aid an issue with upgrading packages
in package.el.

So I would put your above argument more bluntly: removing Org-mode
from Emacs core would be to sweep the problem under the rug.
package.el is still broken.

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas

  reply	other threads:[~2019-11-27  6:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-11-24 13:37 Jean-Christophe Helary
2019-11-26 19:15 ` Nick Dokos
2019-11-26 21:41   ` Tim Cross
2019-11-27  2:59     ` Cook, Malcolm
2019-11-27  3:13       ` Jean-Christophe Helary
2019-11-27  6:18         ` Stefan Kangas
2019-11-27 13:23       ` Stefan Monnier
2019-11-27 17:20         ` Cook, Malcolm
2019-11-27 21:51           ` Tim Cross
2019-11-27 22:01           ` Stefan Monnier
2019-11-26 23:14   ` Jean-Christophe Helary
2019-11-27  3:24     ` Stefan Monnier
2019-11-27  5:43       ` Jean-Christophe Helary
2019-11-27  6:00         ` Tim Cross
2019-11-27  6:29           ` Stefan Kangas [this message]
2019-11-27  6:42             ` Tim Cross
2019-11-27 10:11               ` Stefan Kangas
2019-11-27 13:21               ` Stefan Monnier
2019-11-27 15:44             ` Eli Zaretskii
2019-11-27  7:04           ` Fraga, Eric
2019-11-27  6:34       ` Stefan Kangas

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