[ITP] xemacs: A powerful, highly customizable open source text editor and application development system
Fri Dec 12 18:06:00 GMT 2003
Nicholas Wourms wrote:
> Dr Volker Zell wrote:
>> I would like to contribute and maintain the xemacs package:
>> * http://xemacs.org/ (Homepage)
>> * http://ftp.us.xemacs.org/ftp/pub/ (Download location)
> Hi Dr Zell,
> FYI, the emacs provided via setup is Xemacs, not GNU emacs. So this is
> already provided by the emacs-* packages and is maintained by Joe
> Buehler. I'm not sure if the elisp packages it provides is as
> all-inclusive as the sumo version, so he'd be the guy to talk to
> regarding that.
Bzzt. Thanks for playing.
The emacs packages ARE, in fact, FSF GNU Emacs. Personally, I prefer
XEmacs, so I welcome this addition.
So +1 from me.
My concern is this:
The XEmacs people have their own distribution of XEmacs for cygwin --
they even adapted our setup.exe for the purpose. I'd really hate to
tick them off by "stepping on their turf" by providing a redundant,
Volker, have you contacted the maintainer of the cygwin-XEmacs distro on
the xemacs-nt mailing list, and discussed your intentions with him?
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