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Re: viper-mode C-[ behavior change in Emacs 24.4

From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: viper-mode C-[ behavior change in Emacs 24.4
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 02:33:42 +0100

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> I have never had problems with not being able to boot
> or anything like that. On the other hand I don't manage
> a network or multiuser system or anything like that. I
> just have a Emacs and tmux and zsh and sometimes ssh
> and rsync or scp to my school's Solaris. Perhaps it is
> the reliance on just a few software parts that protects
> me from both software and distro unstability. Everything
> just seems super-stable. Am I normal or am I doing
> something wrong? :)

Things have improved over the years.  "Unstable" now means (for Debian)
something that may cause a little hassle every few months.  I'm happy
that I'm living in a world where people don't really understand the need
for "stable" and "testing" releases of distributions.  There are still
some distributions where "unstable" or "testing" means that the distro
is really unstable.  It's not like the old days though, in the past
"testing" could mean "crashes every half an hour".

Robert Thorpe

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