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From: Christopher Dimech <dimech@gmx.com>
To: "Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide" <arne_bab@web.de>
Cc: Jarmo Hurri <jarmo.hurri@iki.fi>,
	emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Arthur Miller <arthur.miller@live.com>
Subject: Re: The fate of ditaa.jar (9.4.5.)
Date: Fri, 14 May 2021 07:39:04 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <trinity-689377a9-ce2f-4f77-b787-640d67610b5a-1620970744872@3c-app-mailcom-bs03> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87im3lhog1.fsf@web.de>

> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2021 at 5:30 PM
> From: "Dr. Arne Babenhauserheide" <arne_bab@web.de>
> To: "Arthur Miller" <arthur.miller@live.com>
> Cc: "Jarmo Hurri" <jarmo.hurri@iki.fi>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
> Subject: Re: The fate of ditaa.jar (9.4.5.)
>
> 
> Arthur Miller <arthur.miller@live.com> writes:
> 
> > Exactly, so it is enough to just download a single file and point your
> > org to it with one `setq' in your init file. So it does not need a
> > pacakge managmenet on os level.
> 
> Package management is how users should install software. Otherwise you
> quickly reach the point where they blindly curl and run untrusted
> shell-scripts from shady websites.

I agree with the assessment regarding shady websites.
 
> > However, Org could also simply say: use another distro that has ditaa in
> > it's repository, such as Arch Linuz (in AUR).
> 
> That would be openly hostile.

If there exists the serious problem of not finding ditaa, then ditaa should be provided.
For the rest there exist no problem and users can easily install from their Package Manager.

You can't brush off a boyfriend and expect him to do you a favor using Free Software
by telling him to use another distro.  ;)
 
> Best wishes,
> Arne
> -- 
> Unpolitisch sein
> heißt politisch sein
> ohne es zu merken
>


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-14  5:39 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 [this message]
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
2021-05-16 12:19 ` Bastien

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