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Re: Experimental features

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Experimental features
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 21:42:15 +0300

> Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 20:59:21 -0700
> From: "T. V. Raman" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> That is an advantage because as we have seen with the transition
> from emacs 21.4 to 22, it takes a *long* time for   a major Emacs
> version to come out --- and with good reason, since stability of
> Emacs is important to all of us.

That is a reason to make Emacs releases shorter, not to release
packages separately.

> But that also means that smaller packages will --- and *should*
> be allowed to --- evolve faster.

I don't quite see the logic of this conclusion.  If Emacs must be
stable, so do the packages that come with it.

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