On 1/25/07, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen(a)xemacs.org> wrote:
I just ask that you not unnecessarily discourage others from doing
*Do* ask people who can do work you value to do that work rather than
maintain an XEmacs package. That's part of what maintainers are for,
knowing what needs doing most. But if somebody really thinks they are
best suited for maintaining an XEmacs package, what's the harm? :-)
Stephen - very, very true.
I disagree with Rodney, only in that we had a huge uptake in use of
ESS with XEmacs when it was packaged.
Sure there are instructions, and once, they were useful for everyone.
Now we've got a important subpopulation of semi-illiterate spoon-fed
folks who are also doing good things, and if we treat them well,
they'll treat us well... (at least a minority will :-).
"Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily
roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).
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