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Re: Windows emacs-25.1 i686 vs x86_64?

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Windows emacs-25.1 i686 vs x86_64?
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:16:01 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> [[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider    ]]]
> [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,     ]]]
> [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]]
>   > As long as Emacs officially supports Windows 9x, it is implicitly
>   > endorsing it. Because the basis of the GNU project is political and
>   > moral, it is important that we send the correct messages to our users.
> Our ethical objection to Windows applies equally to all versions.
> We consider technical issues secondary.

If this is true, then in this case, we should be making the decision on
the basis of the technical issue, as the primary issue (that of ethics)
makes no difference here.


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