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Re: emacs-25 version number

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs-25 version number
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:53:18 +0300

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:07:21 -0400
> So master now targets 25.3?


> As predicted, a bunch of bug metadata is now incorrect.

Can't help that.

> Plus all the instances of "25.2" in master.

People who care are encouraged to fix that.  It cannot all be the job
of a single individual.

> Also, it is now unclear what "25.1.50" means in future bug reports.
> (An old version of master, or a current version of emacs-25?)

It's a question of time; soon enough this problem will go away.

> I can't help feeling that this is a predictably confusing and
> unsatisfactory state of affairs. I'm sorry for going on about this.

It is not helpful to repeat these arguments over and over and over
again.  The danger was clear many moons ago, when the decision was
made, but it was made nonetheless.  How it is useful to reiterate the
same arguments time and again?  To what end?

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