Emacs packaging guidelines (was: Re: Fedora minimal installations)

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jul 29 19:08:03 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 08:03:00PM +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> >> "The Emacs add-on packaging guidelines no longer stipulate that packages which
> >> also bundle support for Emacs should split out those Emacs files into separate
> >> sub-packages. This package should instead ship those files with the main
> >> package which should also Require emacs-filesystem. See
> >> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Emacs for more detail."
> > And once again the wording is weak. It says "should". Three times even.
> What's wrong with the word "should"? What am I missing? Seems like the
> usual use of this word to me?

Presuambly this: https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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