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Re: Making emacs-w3m part of Emacs
>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.08720] Kin Cho wrote:
(B> On 24 May'06 21:45, Romain wrote:
(B>> Apologies if this has been discussed before, I couldn't find anything
(B>> relevant in the list archives (but then they're mostly in Japanese).
(B>> I think emacs-w3m should become part of Emacs. It's fast, it's usable,
(B>> it's pretty, it's convenient; in every aspect it is what Emacs/W3 should
(B>> have been. Now it even has a very respectable Info manual.
(BLast year, I got an offer from Richard (attached below) and
(Bdiscussed it with the developers who have a write access to
(BCVS. No one opposed incorporating emacs-w3m into Emacs, but...
(B> I totally agree. Another issue is that w3m needs to be included as well.
(BI think it is a good idea to make w3m a GNU software as well.
(BEven if it is impossible, Richard said that it is not a matter
(Bthat emacs-w3m uses non-GNU programs if they are free software.
(B>> Apart from a manual, the main requirement for the inclusion of a new
(B>> package in Emacs is copyright assignments for every author of the
(B>> software, and collecting those can be a tedious and long process; I can
(B>> only encourage you to start it now if emacs-w3m is to enter Emacs even
(B>> in the not-so-immediate future.
(B>> What do you think?
(BThe main problem is that it is not easy to a few core developers
(Bto get an approval of their boss. What I can do for the moment
(Bis only to pray that they succeed.
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Is there a plan to put emacs-w3m into Emacs?
(BShould there be one?
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