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Re: CVS is the `released version'

From: Thomas Hühn
Subject: Re: CVS is the `released version'
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 08:03:27 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

"Robert J. Chassell" <address@hidden> writes:

>     It has worked over the last months and years quite well, but do you
>     really want to recommend people to use CVS Emacs when heavy development
>     is under way? Say, when those unicode-2 branch gets merged?
> Then I recommend people use an older version.  That is what the
>     cvs update -D "10 days ago"
> command is for.

Are you willing to state on the Emacs web site which day's Emacs is
"good enough" for regular use? That must be updated regularly, of

There are quite a few more Emacs users out there than those who read CVS
commits and want to/can decide themselves, whether one day's Emacs is

Such expectations towards users are unrealistic. At best.


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