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Re: [PATCH] git{,-blame}.el: remove old bitrotting Emacs code




Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 06 2018, Alexandre Julliard jotted:
> ...
>> I'd recommend that anybody still using it switch to Magit, which is
>> being actively maintained, and IMO superior to git.el in all respects.
>
> I think at this point it's best to remove both of these modes from
> being distributed with Git, per this patch.
>
>  contrib/emacs/.gitignore   |    1 -
>  contrib/emacs/Makefile     |   21 -
>  contrib/emacs/README       |   39 -
>  contrib/emacs/git-blame.el |  483 -------------
>  contrib/emacs/git.el       | 1704 --------------------------------------------
>  5 files changed, 2248 deletions(-)
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/.gitignore
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/Makefile
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/README
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/git-blame.el
>  delete mode 100644 contrib/emacs/git.el

I agree with the overall direction.  The only difference between
this and what I had in mind was if we want to leave README that says
what you said in the log message.  That way, those who just got a
new version of tarball and then wonder what happened to these
scripts would save one trip to the Internet.