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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: EWW bugs should be fixed on emacs-25 branch
Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2015 22:48:09 +0200

> From: John Wiegley <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2015 12:44:16 -0800
> > 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 . :)

I very much doubt that you interact with GDB in GDB/MI.  Most
probably, you use CLI, which is a different language and a different
interpreter in GDB.

> > 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.

If there are better ways, we should improve gitmerge.el to use them.

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