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Re: Apologia for bzr

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: Apologia for bzr
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2014 03:28:57 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden>:
> But even though we did not do anything wrong, it is unfortunate for us
> nonetheless.  If it is possible to change Emacs to use some standard
> modern terms instead of its current terms, it might be worth doing,
> even if it means a series of renaming spread over a period of years.

Mostly there *aren't* any "standard modern terms", because there are
no other editors in which there is so much decoupling between the 
local equivalents of our core concepts that they need to be described

There's a parallel with git jargon here...
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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