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Re: RE : Re: Files from gnulib

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: RE : Re: Files from gnulib
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 06:14:32 +0200

> From: Leo <address@hidden>
> Cc: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  
> address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:42:13 +0800
> On 2011-01-26 02:48 +0800, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > You are talking about costs?  How about _my_ costs -- the need to
> > endure these endless "why-don't-you-go-away-with-your-stupid-DOS"
> > discussions?  Here's Miles again, asking his perennial "how many users
> > are there", here's Leo inventing "loads of weird files" that somehow
> > are the fault of supporting the DOS port, here's Ulrich Mueller
> > reminding me that I asked for eliminating file-name clashes in
> > CEDET (in Oct 2009!)...
> Please don't take that personally.

Everything is personal in this world.  People who don't take things
personal are people you should stay away of.

> People are annoyed by 8+3 not by you
> and we users value very much your tireless and long-term contribution to
> Emacs. The thing though is 8+3 is on everybody's mind so they will
> unconsciously name files that way even in cases difficult to do so.

Well, let your consciousness kick in.

> BTW, what I meant by weirdly-named files are, for example, those c.el,
> dired.el etc in cedet. One has to look at its enclosing directory to
> guess what it does.

And cedet-dired.el is more helpful how?

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