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Tone of discussion (WAS: Emacs 26.1 released)

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Tone of discussion (WAS: Emacs 26.1 released)
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2018 16:15:23 -0400

On 31 May 2018 at 12:09, Bob Friesenhahn <address@hidden> wrote:

>> On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 10:35 PM Bob Friesenhahn
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Developers should be cognizant of the packages they are requiring to
>>> be used.

> The project is able to maintain 1.1 million lines of lisp code and 293k
> lines of ANSI C code which are presumably mostly correct, so it should be
> possible to suitably maintain the 5k lines of configure.ac code as so that
> ordinary end users are able to compile emacs as well.

I'm sure you didn't mean it that way, but this reads to me a bit presumptuous.

Statements like these run the risk of provoking more defensive rather
than helpful responses.

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