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Re: Confused by y-or-n-p

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Confused by y-or-n-p
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 01:07:12 -0500

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  > The proposal was not to mention such changes in NEWS (which is already the 
  > case), it was to use the existing criterion used to add entries in NEWS 
  > ("Any change that matters to end-users should have an entry in etc/NEWS", 
  > see CONTRIBUTE) as a basis for an explicit guideline: "In principle, any 
  > such change should, unless it is an added feature, either require setting 
  > a variable to be enabled, or be reversible by setting a variable."

I'm sorry I read too fast before.  Now I see your idea, and I think it
is a good one.

One of my proposals is equivalent to adding this to your idea.

  If it is made reversible. then the people who add it should also
  post on emacs-devel about it.

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