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Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 21:42:43 -0400

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  > Please don't. That would break the download for distros who rely on
  > pristine upstream sources and apply separate patches. For example,
  > Gentoo still has packages app-editors/emacs-23.4-r16 and
  > app-editors/emacs-24.5-r4 (of course, both *with* the fix for
  > enriched-mode).

So how do we inform people not to download the broken versions?

If Gentoo will have a patch to fix that version,
can't the same patch put in the new file name of that version?

Dr Richard Stallman
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