Status of jed-extra

Jörg Sommer joerg at
Fri Sep 30 21:17:28 UTC 2005

Hallo G.,

G. Milde schrieb am Thu 29. Sep, 16:31 (+0200):
> On 28.09.05, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> > Could you please summarize the status of the package and the amount of
> > work that has to be completed?  It would be great to have it uploaded
> > soon, such that jed_0.9.17.111 could leave experimental and enter
> > unstable. 
> IMHO, jed-extra needs a major cleanup and rethinking. 


> Scope of the jed-extra
> ----------------------
> First of all we need to agree on the goal of the package. README.Debian
> says:
>   This is a package which will gather several add-on package for the JED
>   editor. 
> However, the level of support for these add-on modes is to be agreed:
>   1. just provide the modes in a bunch (to save the user of downloading
>      individually from Installation should be "by
>      hand" (in /usr/local/...  or ~/.jed/lib/)

This is the one I would prefer, because the two lines in ~/.jedrc to load
home-lib are pretty simply. This would not change the behaviour of jed,
if you do not enable it explicit.

>   3. Install a choice of modes (inclusive adding autoloads and
>      add_completion())
>      a) choosen by the packagers
>      b) choosen from a list with debconf

Sorry, but this not possible. After the discussion on debian-devel, I can
say this is a debconf abuse.

> Contained modes
> ---------------
> Instead of just a download of Jedmodes-CVS, we should offer an
> "intelligent" choice of packages: purge obsolete packages and add
> interesting new ones (most obviously Paul's modes outsoured to separate
> Jedmodes "releases").

We should add boxquote from:

> Purge dpatches
> --------------
> Most bugfix dpatches are now fixed upstream.

Can you do this job?

Bye, Jörg.
Jeder weiß alles, keiner weiß bescheid.
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