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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 4e23cd0 4/5: * mail/rmail.el (rmail-show-messag

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 4e23cd0 4/5: * mail/rmail.el (rmail-show-message-1): When displaying a mime message,
Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:18:13 -0400

[[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider    ]]]
[[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,     ]]]
[[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]]

  > but the problems Richard
  > and Alan are encountering are soon solved by those who study a little
  > bit, and establish some discipline in performing what they've learned.

Your tendency to belittle people is showing.

  > There's nothing wrong with wanting your tools to be adapted to you, of
  > course, but if you want to cooperate with others, sometimes you need
  > to compromise with the shared tools.

You have found an excuse to be callous about the trouble this
particular tool causes.  Do I see you gloating about it?  I think so.

  >   Hundreds, maybe thousands, of
  > developers have been compromising with Richard's fiats about tools
  > (diff -c, ChangeLogs, Bazaar to name three) for decades.

I was Emacs maintainer for decades on and off, and I am still head of
the GNU Project.  I did, and I still do, make some decisions.

Which diff format to use for submittinmg Emacs patches is up to the
Emacs maintainer.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
51 Franklin St
Boston MA 02110
www.fsf.org  www.gnu.org
Skype: No way! See stallman.org/skype.html.

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