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Re: Emacs Windows barebin distribution

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs Windows barebin distribution
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 19:12:47 +0200

> From: Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2012 17:20:20 +0100
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, Mathias Dahl <address@hidden>, 
> address@hidden, 
>       address@hidden
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Emacs is for its users, not for its developers.
> On one hand, stopping releasing the barebin distribution does not
> really harm (most?) users; there's still the full distribution.
> On the other hand, it's not like removing the barebin target is hard
> to revert, should the user's outcry suggest that it was indeed a bad
> decision.

One important thing that the critics seem to forget, or don't know, is
that the barebin distribution simply didn't work, for quite some time
now.  So if we were to revert that decision, we would have to find a
way to make it work first.

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