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Re: Making Emacs more friendly to newcomers

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Making Emacs more friendly to newcomers
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 23:19:25 -0400

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  > So for all questions about changing defaults, we should ask ourselves, 
  > do we prioritize the existing 5% (or 3%, as SO poll says) userbase that 
  > will naturally continue shrinking over the years, or whether we prefer 
  > to make life easier and more productive for the users that should come 
  > later.

This is entirely logical
if our main priority is how successful Emacs is,
rather than what it does.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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