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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Repository for RefTeX

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Repository for RefTeX
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2007 22:58:44 +0100
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* David Kastrup (2007-01-27) writes:

> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>> Speaking about cans of worms ...  How about trying to implement a
>> Lisp-based build procedure for RefTeX?  Here we have the chance to
>> start more or less from scratch.
> It's not like we would not have this option with AUCTeX if we really
> wanted to.

Of course.  But AUCTeX's installation routine now is so feature-ritch
that it will take considerable effort to get to the same functionality
with Lisp.

>> That would also spare us complaints of users having to download and
>> install build tools separately.
> A valid point on Windows.
> IIRC, Miles posted some installer tool written in Elisp on
> emacs-devel, something to which Richard said "if a package system
> would look like that, I would not object to it".  Something left to
> for after the release IIRC.

IIRC this was Stefan's install.el.  See


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