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

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: [O] [DEV] Bump Emacs requirement to 24.4?
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:52:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi David,

David Engster <address@hidden> writes:

> Bastien writes:
>> Emacs 23 and XEmacs support will be officially dropped as of Org 9.0.
> Support for XEmacs should be dropped right away; it would just state a
> fact, as Org didn't even compile with XEmacs for quite some time now
> (and nobody complained).

Yes.  By "officially", I mean : "all the code related to XEmacs
compatibility will be removed from Org codebase".  Of course we can
declare that XEmacs is not supported right now, but removing this code
takes some time.

>> I recognize having the manpower to watch after those branches might be
>> an issue, but we can overcome it by calling for careful testing before
>> major releases.
> At least the Buildbot can test the 8.3 branch with older Emacsen. I
> already changed that master is only checked with 24.3+.

That's great, thanks.


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