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Re: status of utf-8.el, etc [Re: Several serious problems]

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: status of utf-8.el, etc [Re: Several serious problems]
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 09:56:29 -0400

> In article <address@hidden>, "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> 
> writes:
> >>  (1-1) unify-8859-on-encoding-mode can't be turned off safely.
> > I still haven't heard of any reason why it should ever be turned off anyway.
> > I think we should simply get rid of this minor-mode.
> I tend to agree with getting rid of it.  But, I have not yet
> considered that possibility deeply.  If we are going to
> remove it, I think we should do that in 21.3.  Introducing
> something in 21.3 and remove it in 21.4 is not a good thing.

But that would make 21.3 into much less of a "bug-fix only" release.
I think we're wasting way too much effort on 21.3.  We should get
it out the door quickly so we can concentrate on getting 21.4 ready.
Backporting features from 21.4 to 21.3 is not very constructive.


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