[comp.emacs.xemacs] AUCTeX 11.84 released
galibert at pobox.com
Thu Jan 25 07:04:54 EST 2007
On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 12:09:36PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> IANAL, but my feeling is that different protocols are different
> places. I would vocally :-) oppose XEmacs relying on the argument
> that on the Internet all commonly used media amount to the same place.
> That's not in the spirit of trying to conform.
IANAL either, but since we're having fun, let me expose my feelings:
the "place" is defined by the DNS. "xemacs.org", is our case, has
recognition. Everything under that, whatever the actual physical
implementation is, is considered part of the XEmacs (lack of-)
organization. OTOH, ftp, http, cvs (pserver), svn, etc are mediums.
When f.i. you grab a tar file from xemacs.org you tend to give the
same level of trust to it no matter whether you got it from ftp or
As for the AUCTeX problem, legalities aside, it looks like we're
distributing it against the wishes of (one of|the) main maintainer.
Shouldn't we just stop?
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