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Re: master 1e3b0f2: Improve doc strings of project.el

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: master 1e3b0f2: Improve doc strings of project.el
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 22:57:56 +0300

> From: Dmitry Gutov <dgutov@yandex.ru>
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 21:55:48 +0300
> As a maintainer of an umbrella project, you're supposed to respect the 
> contributors' efforts, and especially the maintainers of subsystems who 
> have more understanding about the design and purpose of said subsystems.

I do.  But sometimes I'm not convinced, the disagreement cannot be
resolved, and there's no compromise anywhere in sight; in those rare
cases I insist on my opinion.  That is entirely my prerogative as the
maintainer, there's nothing new here.

> That's a lot of words to say "things must be exactly as I say for the 
> good of the project". The implication being that your experience is 
> always best, or that you were chosen as the maintainer for being an 
> expert on all aspects of Emacs (spoiler alert: that was not the reason).

You are putting words in my mouth that I didn't say.  Please don't.

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