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bug#17246: grep-2.19 planning

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#17246: grep-2.19 planning
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:03:34 -0700
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Paolo Bonzini wrote:

It does not matter if it is obsolete*d*, it matters if it is obsolete

Is this the core of the objection? If so, I guess I should stop saying "obsoleted". :-)

Even with the change, egrep and fgrep still work. What we have here is a classic tradeoff between simplicity and minor functional details, and different people can reasonably come out on different sides of the issue.

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