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Re: A modern-mode?

From: Arthur Miller
Subject: Re: A modern-mode?
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:32:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

<tomas@tuxteam.de> writes:

> Those modes are often opinionated (they have to). So it's better
> if the mode's opinions align with those of the user.
What I have learned by following emacs-dev mail list is that any,
feature here is opinionated.

> It'll be Emacs's job to provide the bridges and the common base
> for all of that (someone in this monster thread quoted X11's
> motto of providing "mechanism, not policy": I think this is
>  - mutatis mutandis - a good guiding principle).
Indeed, "mechanism not policy" is one of the the best feature of X11
(along with being a network protocol too).

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