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Re: Gnus and No Gnus

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: Gnus and No Gnus
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 19:15:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, Sep 08 2009, Katsumi Yamaoka wrote:

> Basically I'm positive to drop old Emacsen.  It seems enough to
> support the latest major version and one predecessor.  

I agree with this rule of thumb.

> Those who use Emacs 21 may perhaps not want to work on upgrading
> Gnus.  But in another thought, we don't have so much difficulty in
> supporting Emacs 21 for the present.  Therefore I think it's not
> time to drop Emacs 21.

Dropping support for Emacs 21 would - in many cases - also mean to
drop support for XEmacs 21.4, the latest stable XEmacs release.  IIRC
there are plans to sync from Emacs after XEmacs switches to GPLv3.

Bye, Reiner.
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