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Re: old-style backquotes now generates void macro

From: Kan-Ru Chen
Subject: Re: old-style backquotes now generates void macro
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 23:33:19 +0800
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Leo <address@hidden> writes:

> On 2010-12-17 03:28 +0000, Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> "obsolete" basically means "unsupported". But in order not to alienate
>> our users who don't always have the ability to fix the code they use,
>> we tend to keep obsolete features working, sometimes far too long.
> I think packages most users use are well supported i.e. any trivial bugs
> like these are fixed promptly. The thing though is they don't know when
> the obsolete features are going, so they sometimes keep using them until
> absolutely have to change.

I think disable obsolete features in development version more
aggressively is good to make someone who can fix the trivial bugs aware
of them, since some packages are installed using the system tool, Debian
package in my case, the warnings are hidden from the user.

- Kanru

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