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Re: Algorithm in electric-pair--unbalanced-strings-p unsuitable for CC M

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Algorithm in electric-pair--unbalanced-strings-p unsuitable for CC Mode
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 05:33:49 +0300

> Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2019 20:54:57 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> > > Yes.  As you'll have noticed, this is an adversarial debate rather than
> > > a constructive cooperation
> > It is only an adversarial debate if you two make it so.  I suggest to
> > respond as if you don't perceive the adversarial aspects, and expect
> > the other side to do the same.
> I've been trying that.  It's not been working well.

Nevertheless, I urge you to keep doing that.

> > > Besides, other people will read this post, and they'll have to remain
> > > mystified, or put in the work themselves.  Giving a cryptic, rather than
> > > a meaningful, reference thus costs more time than it saves.
> > That ship has sailed when we switched to Git.  It is not wise, to say
> > the least, to impregnate this discussion, which is already loaded with
> > emotions, with yet another emotional reaction against something that
> > no one can do anything about.
> That is not true.  A policy decision could be taken now to apply to
> future commit references.  I can understand you not wanting to lay down
> such a policy, however.

We actually have such a policy, but it isn't working, and I don't
think it will ever do.

> Conversely, I will feel free to ignore a bare git commit hash, for
> example when I'm tired, or feeling harrassed, or the tone of the post
> containing it is unfriendly, or, quite bluntly, when I just can't be
> bothered.

I advise against that.

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