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Re: Delete variables obsolete since Emacs 23

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Delete variables obsolete since Emacs 23
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 15:27:00 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I think the gentle annoyance we have now strikes the right balance
>> between not letting people forget the fact of obsolescence and not
>> annoying them too much.  We are talking to adults, not to children, so
>> we can rely on them doing TRT.
> +1.  It's obsolete, but we leave it in the product,

That is not what he said.

> so as to not annoy those who don't, or can't easily,
> work around its absence.

If there's no intention to remove it in the future, then we don't
declare it obsolete.


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