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Re: EWW bugs should be fixed on emacs-25 branch

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: EWW bugs should be fixed on emacs-25 branch
Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2015 12:44:16 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> How about taking a look at the code (it's only 500-odd lines)? Maybe also
> try it -- e.g., merge emacs-25 with master in your sandbox, just to see how
> it feels. I think that will provide a much better answer than I could ever
> hope to give.

I did read it, but I will have to give it a try.

> When you run GDB via the Emacs front-end, do you understand what happens
> behind the scenes to make all these nice gdb-ui windows possible? I bet you
> don't, because _a_lot_ is going on that you don't see, and will never
> understand unless you are an expert in GDB/MI interface Emacs uses and in
> GDB itself.

Maybe a bad example, because using GDB directly is exactly what I do most of
the time, so that I do know it's direct connection with the Emacs UI . :)

> You are encouraged to understand what's going on, but please do make a point
> of using gitmerge.el when merging between Emacs development branches. We
> don't want to risk people making mistakes if they can be avoided.

OK, but once I understand what exactly is being done, there may in fact be
better ways to do it.

John Wiegley                  GPG fingerprint = 4710 CF98 AF9B 327B B80F
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