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Re: Inhibit "Wrote foo" from write-region

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Inhibit "Wrote foo" from write-region
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:04:25 +0200

> Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:31:58 +0100
> From: Sebastian Wiesner <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> > Imagine some situation where this output is caught and parsed, for
> > example.
> >
> > In general, given behavior that is old enough, you can be sure that
> > someone, somewhere relies on it.
> I don't think it is my task to care for anyone, anywhere.

Why not?  Backward incompatibility is one of the worst traits in
software, IMO.

> If there is a concrete use case for these messages, fine, then we can try
> to find a good solution for either party involved, but we can't reasonably
> discuss about "virtual" use cases.

I just gave you one concrete use case, above.

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