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Re: Emacs on OS X development

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Emacs on OS X development
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:47:36 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/23.3 (darwin)

>>>>> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi <at> gnus.org> writes:
>> Would it be an idea to issue some kind of "EMACS NEEDS YOU to fix OS
>> X-related bugs" statement on reddit or something to try to attract more OS
>> X-using developers?

> This must not be said in the name of the GNU Project.  We ask people to make
> GNU/Linux support their priority.  More generally, we ask them to give free
> systems priority.  We accept changes to support nonfree systems, but we
> don't put our effort into them.

> To give priority in this way to nonfree MacOS would represent a disastrous
> surrender.

Its perfectly legitimate to call on the aid of OS X programmers to help
improve the OS X port.  That in no way detracts from your organizational focus
on GNU/Linux.


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