progress of jed-extra

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at
Fri Nov 25 16:21:55 UTC 2005

* G. Milde <g.milde at> [2005-11-25 15:42]:

> the packaging of the new jed-extra 2.1 version is steadily progressing. 

It is terrific.  Thanks for that.

> Quite a lot of smaller fixes are done upstream, available at

My first question: is the tarball above already official?

My second question relates to this:

> Paul will upload some modes (cal, occur) to the CVS, so they will become
> automatically included into the next update of the upstream jedmodes-2.1.tgz.

Waht do you mean by "updating an upstream tarball"?  Do you release it
with another version number?

> If we want to include the po mode ( and Joergs latex mode, the 
> get-orig-sources rule in the rules must be adapted to download and
> integrate them.

I think this is a good idea.  BTW, is Joerg still participating to the

> Shall we sort utils (scripts providing functions for other scripts)
> into a separate libdir (jed-extra/utils/) and make autoloads for all
> public functions there?

What would be the alternative option?

> Shall we include the "experimental and exotic" modes in the package, 
> (e.g. in jed-extra/experimental/ and add a commented initializatin in
> jed.d/

Why not?

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