Mats Lidell <matsl(a)xemacs.org> writes:
>>>>> David Kastrup <dak(a)gnu.org> writes:
David> That's why the GPL asks for the complete, _corresponding_
David> source code to be available with a distribution. So at least
David> the metafiles that are package specific should be available
David> with the package, either in the package itself, or from the
David> same download location (and its mirrors).
The integration issue isn't really about the GPL but about subtle
problems that occur for the end user when he combines packages
computed independently of each other.
So while distributed packaging has its prose it also has its cons.
Uh, this part of the thread actually was not about weighing technical
advantages and disadvantages, but rather about legal consequences of
The support for ensuring quality between independently created
packages is weak now in XEmacs.
I'll follow up on the source code issue in another part of this
Then I better look there.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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