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Re: face for non-ASCII characters

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: face for non-ASCII characters
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 15:23:11 +0200

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden> wrote:
> Lennart Borgman writes:
>  > > As I said, you should make the opportunistic/dynamic loading proposal
>  > > and maybe it will be accepted.  While it seems to me like a bad idea,
>  > > it's entirely possible it turns out to be good!  We won't know until
>  > > it's discussed directly.
>  >
>  > I do not have time to discuss it much now, but please see my
>  > explanations above.
> It was discussed at the time that ELPA became officially sanctioned by
> the Emacs project, and Richard's reaction then was almost identical to
> Ted's now, except Richard left less room for changing his mind on the
> issue.

I believe RMS rejection was not so much because of instability but
insecurity and that the user should have control. It was after that I
added the possibility to review and reject the opportunistic install,
just before the library is going to be installed.

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