[Maxima] functions from add-on packages, was: Newbie question: testing for lvalue
Jaime E. Villate
villate at fe.up.pt
Mon Feb 12 03:09:57 CST 2007
On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 08:42 -0700, Robert Dodier wrote:
> I understand about the bother, but isn't it worth distinguishing
> > between packages we support and recommend to users and packages
> > we don't support (in contrib)?
> I guess so, maybe we can spend some time sorting out the share
We should define a clearer policy about src-share-share/contrib.
>From what I've read in past discussions, I had the idea that
whatever was considered essential should go into src, and the
rest into share/contrib, independently of its quality. I thought
the packages in share were all old and stayed there for
Reading Stravos' recent messages, I see that he regards share/contrib
as code that is not being maintained and whose quality cannot be
guaranteed by the Maxima team. If that is the case, I should then
move the packages I've written out of share/contrib.
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