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Re: Lightweight, C-only implementation of Emacs

From: Amin Bandali
Subject: Re: Lightweight, C-only implementation of Emacs
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 17:52:38 -0400
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Jeffrey Walton <noloader@gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, Aug 3, 2020 at 3:56 PM Ulrich Mueller <ulm@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> >>>>> On Mon, 03 Aug 2020, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> >> Well, it is feature complete then.
>> >>
>> >> The same is true for most of the lightweight implementations in the
>> >> list. Why would that be a problem?
>> > "I do not recommend it use."
>> *shrug* It compiles and works, and upstream appears to be responsive.
>> No good reason for dropping it from a distro (and breaking existing
>> users' workflows).
> *shrug* The author told you not to use it. What don't you understand
> about the statement?

That's not how free software works.  The author is of course free to
make recommendations about their software, and the community is free to
decide to whether take the author up on that recommendation or not.

See <https://www.fsfla.org/blogs/lxo/pub/new-dawn>.

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