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Re: Emacs Windows barebin distribution

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Emacs Windows barebin distribution
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:02:02 +0900

Juanma Barranquero writes:
 > On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 6:22 PM, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
 > > And in this case a very good measure was proposed.  And,
 > > unbelievably, it was summarily dismissed/countered in favor of
 > > reliance on the much poorer measure of emacs-devel activity.
 > > That is the argument and the attitude I spoke out against.
 > Polling users doesn't happen on its own. Someone has to spend the time
 > to do it. Removing something deemed unnecessary and waiting for anyone
 > to complain is less work.

+1  Exactly what I would have said first.

I would have added that it's also far more accurate than polling,
though it (might) involve more pain for the users.

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