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Re: Confused by y-or-n-p

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Confused by y-or-n-p
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 01:35:58 -0500

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  > To my mind, people running the bleeding edge (i.e. master) also
  > implicitly agree to test out new feature changes before they are
  > released.

It makes sense in principle.  I am willing to experience the new
feature changes before they are released.  But I build the current
master only a few times a year, so I don't see them all fast enough.

  >   So here's a suggestion: perhaps we should think about
  > sometimes carrying out time-boxed experiments on the master branch in
  > controversial cases.  For example: we add this keybinding now, to be
  > revisited in 14/21/30 days and then a final discussion is taken to keep
  > or revert it once people have gotten some experience with it.

If I saw a message about that, I would try to build the latest sources soon
so I could comment.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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