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Re: strange emacs 21.4 on ftp.gnu.org:/pub/gnu/emacs

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: strange emacs 21.4 on ftp.gnu.org:/pub/gnu/emacs
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 15:35:38 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> I could just cry.  Now, AGAIN, I have a whole slew of documentation,
> help files, announcements and stuff like that rendered false and junk
> and misleading.  This was the _exact_ reason that it was proposed that
> 22.0 would become the next big version number, and it was turned down
> finally by everybody agreeing that we'd make it 21.4 instead.

I don't think it was turned down as such -- everybody just seemed to
have their own idea exactly what the new scheme should be, so no
consensus was reached.

> And now this.  I can't say how much hairtearing this will mean.  Is
> there any chance that we get this changed to 21.3.1 or 21.3-b or
> something like that _before_ the news spreads?
> Please, Richard?

Sadly, I think it is too late.

So it's about time to reopen the "change the numbering to 22.x" story.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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