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Re: [External] : Re: Shrinking the C core

From: Arthur Miller
Subject: Re: [External] : Re: Shrinking the C core
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2023 15:20:43 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: Arthur Miller <arthur.miller@live.com>
>> Cc: Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de>,  Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>,
>>  "luangruo@yahoo.com" <luangruo@yahoo.com>,  "emacs-devel@gnu.org"
>>  <emacs-devel@gnu.org>
>> Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2023 13:55:46 +0200
>> I really didn't want to argue about keyword arguments either, but
>> Richard brought them up himself. Like you, and probably everyone else
>> who is familiar with Richards writing through the years, through his
>> articles and this very mailing list, I am aware of the elephant in the
>> room, but honestly, I think his friends, Eli and others, are too kind and
>> would do Richard more favor if they told him when he is dead wrong and
>> made him to challenge his own view on some questions from time to
>> time.
> This comes out quite condescending, FYI.  You probably didn't mean
> that, but the result is not nice anyway.

No, I certainly didn't mean as patronizing if that is what "condecending".

> that, but the result is not nice anyway.  One more reason to stop this
> dispute about personal stylistic preferences, which was futile from
> the get-go.

I agree it is futile.

No problems; thanks for telling me.

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