[Python-Dev] Re: Stability and change

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 8 Apr 2002 13:22:48 -0400

>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:

    GvR> For most mortals, the XEmacs package manager simply *sucks*.
    GvR> Maybe that is because it's broken out of the box and you have
    GvR> to find the right webpage that tells you how to manually fix
    GvR> some things.  But it still sucks.

I agree totally, but that's a quality of implementation problem.  Once
it works, it's (almost) great.  But you're right, it would have been
nearly completely automatic, and bug free out of the box.  I guess
it's no surprise we've talked about this for years but it still hasn't