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Emacs 23 development policy (was: Syncing Gnus and Emacs repositories)

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Emacs 23 development policy (was: Syncing Gnus and Emacs repositories)
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 08:31:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

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On Thu, Jun 14 2007, Chong Yidong wrote:

> I, personally, would prefer a shorter release cycle for Emacs 23.  One
> approach would be to limit the Emacs 23 changes to unicode, multi-tty,
> and xft, with a *very* limited set of other changes.  In this
> scenario, a two year cycle is feasible.

I'd suppose that several developers have uncomitted changes lying
around since the kind-of feature freeze in May 2004.  If we take "very
limited" literally, such changes might have to wait some more years.

> No matter which route we take, it would be nice to have some sense of
> direction for Emacs 23.  Jay Belanger recently posted a message asking
> about the policy for trunk development; I, too, would like to know the
> answer to this.

Bye, Reiner.
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