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Re: [Texmacs-dev] [ANN] My public plugin repository

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] [ANN] My public plugin repository
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 14:54:03 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, David Allouche wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 03:17:06PM +0100, Joris van der Hoeven wrote:
> > On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, David Allouche wrote:
> > > I have just created a new category "plugins" in my texmacs archive. It
> > > contains my collection of personal plugins and may be of interest to
> > > some people.
> > >
> > > Everyone is encouraged to modify those plugins and/or add their own
> > > plugins either using old-tech methods (patches by email...) or by
> > > creating a personal arch archive.
> >
> > Nice. It should soon be possible to make them part of the CVS archive.
> > I intend to create a 'plugins' directory for extern contributions,
> > where we can give write access to whoever you want.
> Though the CVS is arguably a very good thing, I still think it is a very
> bad idea to start using this legacy technology now instead or GNU Arch,
> which is much better in every way.

But not standard yet and the main purposes of using CVS were
  1) Having a public versioning mechanism.
  2) Having something standard which will attract developers.
For the non-standard versioning and diff schemes, we will develop
something more integrated with TeXmacs in the forthcoming years.

> I would try to figure out a good way to have "your" CVS and "my" Arch
> essentially synchronized with minimum efford and without losing too much
> information in the CVS->Arch direction. But, again, I would need some
> time alloted to this task.

I am not in favour of allocating time to this task; you are already
working for almost ten month on Html/MathML conversions, so it is
great time that this gets finished as soon as possible.

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