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Re: Hotfixing older Emacsen? Was: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Hotfixing older Emacsen? Was: [ANNOUNCE] Emacs 25.3 released
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:30:50 -0400

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  > What if the user was asked for a confirmation before upgrading?  Would
  > that be a good solution?

That still implies pressure on the user to upgrade.

Informing the user that there is a new version, without pressure,
would be ok.  We can say why we think it is highly desirable to
upgrade and suggest looking at other materials about the issue.  But
not pressure!

Dr Richard Stallman
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