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Re: A proposal for removing obsolete packages

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: A proposal for removing obsolete packages
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:02:43 -0500

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  >   Someone will have to, at the right time, make an
  > argument that the code should be removed, and be willing to advocate for
  > it.  This is too high a burden for code that's been in obsolete for years.
  > I think the burden should be on people to advocate for it's continued
  > existence.

(You mean "its", not "it's".)

I disagree.  Deleting something that people once used
should not be semiautomatic.

How about proposing some obsolete features for deletion
and we can think about deleting them in Emacs 25.

Dr Richard Stallman
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