[ Re-directed to -beta (-patches isn't the place for this discussion) ]
|--==> "VS" == Ville Skytt <Ville> writes:
Martin Schwenke <martin(a)meltin.net> wrote:
>>* I changed the name to eiffel-mode.el, although I'd like to change it
>>back to just eiffel.el at some stage.
VS> Why not do this now, before this file becomes part of XEmacs?
I agree, change the filename now _before_ we put it in.
>>At this stage I'm happy to submit it as a patch. If it is accepted
>>and development moves along then I'd probably like to go for the
>>maintenance option where I get some sort of commit access and then
>>tell the package maintainer about updates...
VS> AFAICT, this is the preferred way in XEmacs, so I guess you'd get the
VS> CVS commit access for eiffel(-mode).el in a tick. In the meantime, I
VS> can do the necessary arrangements, pending Steve's approval (see below).
Yep. Martin, please send me (privately) your public SSH (version 1)
key and your preferences for a user name.
VS> To me it seems that this file could be just dropped in (doing the
VS> necessary changes in package-info.in and Makefile in prog-modes) and the
VS> old eiffel3.el removed; and doing so wouldn't break anything.
That sounds good to me.
VS> One question, should we put a (provide 'eiffel3) into this new file for
VS> backwards compatibility? Not needed, I think...
It probably wouldn't hurt to have that in there, but I wouldn't veto
the file if it didn't have it. I'll let you guys decide whether or
not you want to put it in.
VS> Steve, how does this look to you?
Like a whole bunch of ASCII characters strung together into an
email.:-) Couldn't resist, sorry.
Seriously, it looks great. Do it!
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