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Re: Feature freezes and Emacs 25

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Feature freezes and Emacs 25
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 19:33:24 +0200

> From: Artur Malabarba <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015 04:01:29 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden
> > Also in the next release I'd like to see improvements in the Isearch prompt
> > listed in the proposal Artur published on EmacsWiki, but it seems it's
> > impossible to reach consensus in a reasonable time before the next release
> > due to a wide spectrum of opinions, so perhaps Isearch prompt changes need
> > to wait for 25.2.
> Even if we did postpone the feature-freeze, I'd probably still not apply
> the isearch patch until after that.
> Call me a buzzkill, but I actually like to know that “sensitive”
> features are going to get a good amount of testing before being called
> “stable”. 😄
> That's twice as valid when the code involves some decisions that we're
> going to have to live with afterwards (yes window*-start, I'm looking at
> you 😉).

These are all valid considerations, but we should take them in their
correct perspective: with the release some 8 months away (according to
the previous statistics), we have enough time to make sure it's

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