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Re: Release plans

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Release plans
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 22:09:06 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 03:32:15PM -0700, Thomas Lord wrote:
> Richard M. Stallman wrote:

> >Your reasoning is confused, and the conclusion makes no sense.
> >My decision remains unchanged.

> My reasoning is not confused.  I'll restate it more plainly:

[ Snip 70 lines of the usual. ]

> Ok, so... don't go from that good position, way back then, to a modern
> one where for some twisted reason you conclude that you should decline
> to "improve the system" when you have every right to.   Feature bans
> are antithetical to the hacker spirit that gave rise to the free
> software movement.

Thomas, this is the Emacs developers' mailing list.  Basic courtesy is
the expected norm here, even when disagreeing strongly with somebody.

If you were to fix a bug, or start implementing a cool new feature - you
know, make some sort of contribution, no matter how small - it would be
really appreciated.

We don't need a Director of Marketing here.

> -t

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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