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Re: Changes 2009-07-15/16 in branch?


From: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
Subject: Re: Changes 2009-07-15/16 in branch?
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 11:35:34 +0900
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>>>>> On Sat, 25 Jul 2009 22:22:24 -0400, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:

>     Richard, is it OK with you to keep the following features only
> for a proprietary platform (Cocoa) in the Emacs 23.1 release?

>> 1. Code for stippling.  This is wrongly implemented as tiling,
>> which has been controversial whether or not to be included in the
>> other platforms, IIUC.

> An incorrect implementation of stippling is somewhat of a bug, but
> it might be better than no implementation of stippling.  Anyway, I
> don't see a reason to object that this is only on MacOS.

>> 2. Code for interpreting incompatible color formats: RGBrrggbb,
>> ARGBaarrggbb, HSVhhssvv, AHSVaahhssvv, and CMYKccmmyykk.  Besides
>> the format itself, support for the alpha-component in color is not
>> found in the other platforms but not inherently NS-specific.

> These are minor things, nothing to object to.

They sound like a really important policy change: allowing a
proprietary platform to be the first one to have features that are not
specific to the platform.  Are you sure?

                                     YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
                                address@hidden




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