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Re: It is time for a feature freeze (it is NOW or never).

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: It is time for a feature freeze (it is NOW or never).
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 10:30:11 +0900 (JST)
User-agent: SEMI/1.14.3 (Ushinoya) FLIM/1.14.2 (Yagi-Nishiguchi) APEL/10.2 Emacs/21.3 (sparc-sun-solaris2.6) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

In article <address@hidden>, address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>      I still think this is a bad idea -- it cannot be done without 
>> potentially
>>      destabilizing the trunk which is currently in a very stable state, and
>>      thus in a pretty unique state of "readiness for release".
>>  We could urge all the pretesters to try out the unicode branch now.
>>  That way we would get a picture of how far it is from readiness.

> But the unicode branch is not synchronized with the trunk, so it wouldn't
> really tell us anything.

I'm gradually synchronizing unicode branch with the trunk by
the method Stephen taught me (i.e. moving
emacs-unicode-2-base tag), but the progress is slow.

> Even Handa-san says he is in favour of not merging unicode before we
> have made a major release from trunk.

Yes, but, what do you mean by "major release"?  I thought
releasing from the trunk with the version number 21.5 (or
21.4) is a "minor release" because it changes only the minor

Ken'ichi HANDA

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