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Re: Changes for emacs 28

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 00:07:17 -0400

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  > > Please let's NOT use the term "distros" or "distributions" for these!
  > > It is confusing.  Even if some others do use it, let's firmly not
  > > follow them.

  > It looks like the term is fairly settled in the community, and what
  > studying linguistics has tought me is fighting that is an uphill battle,
  > optimistically speaking.

They can say what they like, but _here_ please don't use the term
"distributions" except_ for operating system distributions.

We fight many uphill battles, because it is worth the trouble
to advance even if we don't "win" in a permanent sense.

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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