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Re: [Fwd: [arch-users] Re: Gud lord!]

From: Jonathan Walther
Subject: Re: [Fwd: [arch-users] Re: Gud lord!]
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2003 18:18:46 -0700
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On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 10:05:05PM -0500, Alan Shutko wrote:
 Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use
 regular expressions."  Now they have two problems.
                                        - Jamie Zawinski[1]

Mr. Zawinski is incredibly arrogant, and his pronouncements need to be
taken with a large dose of salt.

more overworked.  Otherwise, Emacs developers would have to learn
everything about arch, at the cost of doing Emacs development.  (And
it would be nice to get a release out sometime.)  This change will
also impact all of the Emacs developers, taking time away from any of
their development.

I can't take the time to learn how to use that wheel-barrow, I have a
foundation to dig; I'll just keep carrying the dirt over to the pile a
shovelful at a time.

And since arch is immature

Arch is usably mature, with multiple implementations in various



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