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Re: [O] [DEV] Bump Emacs requirement to 24.4?

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] [DEV] Bump Emacs requirement to 24.4?
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2015 21:50:32 +0200

Bastien Guerry <address@hidden> writes:

> No.  You asked weather it was fine to require Emacs 24.4 in your
> original message, then people pointed out that Emacs 24.3 was still
> widely used, then you said it was fine to require Emacs 24.3, just
> Emacs 24.4 was "icing on the cake".

That's correct, excepted that you were the first to ask "why 24.4 and
not 24.3"? So I assumed it was between 24.3 and 24.4.

> This is not a light decision, as we cannot move back, and I don't
> see the need for rushing here.

There is no rushing, really. Emacs 24 was released in 2012, and lexical
binding is a huge step forward for developers. There is some serious
work involved to make the jump (along with cl-lib switch), so the sooner
we can start, the better.


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