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Re: Android port of Emacs

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Android port of Emacs
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2023 18:09:24 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

>> Incorporating code in Emacs doesn't mean that we are obligated to
>> support it or keep it working, it means that we will keep it working to
>> the extent that interested users provide changes to do so.
> From my POV, adding a significant new port for a widely-used platform,
> without a commitment to keep that port working for the observable
> future, makes no sense whatsoever.  It's a decision to commit our
> scarce resources when we know in advance that those resources will be
> wasted on code with no future.

IIUC here you're referring to the stream of Android-specific bug reports
that will inevitably come in.  Indeed, that's a problem, since we can
expect that most of those users will tend to be "far" from
being developers.  So we'd need to make sure these bug reports can be
easily recognized.


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