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Re: Switching to Subversion

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Switching to Subversion
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 10:26:46 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Sascha Wilde <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
>> In my opinion, any SCM system that is not fully supported by a
>> stock Emacs 22 on all major operating systems where Emacs runs on
>> is not acceptable for managing Emacs 23.
> But on the other hand: Emacs Developers will be using the
> development version anyway, so integrating mercurial support shortly
> after the release should be sufficient.

Disagree.  Shortly after the release, development versions can be
expected to be hosed temporarily, and the only Emacs version one can
depend on to work reliably is the last released one.

If you can't work the SCM from a _stable_ version of Emacs, it is a
mess to get back on track.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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