> Hi Stefano, Thien-Thi,
> I'm sorry, but I can't follow a thread of a bunch of messages or more
> started on another list (of a thread of hundreds of unrelated messages :),
> where each message has tons of quoted material followed by brief
> commentary and small changes. Even if I tried to work my way through
> all the discussion, I would surely make a mistake.
> If the idea is still in "discussion mode" between you two, that's fine,
> feel free to keep cc-ing the list :). But if you want me to actually
> understand, please send a proposed diff to standards.texi with the new
> words. Or, if you don't have the new words yet, and just want a
> reaction to the ideas, please send a summary of what you want to change,
> without any quoting :), and maybe I can suggest something.
Is this thread still alive, or have we, again :-(, dropped the ball on this?
It seemed to me we were near to reach consensus on the latest patches posted
by Thien-Thi. And it is a shame that the ChangeLog recommendations are so
out-of-sync with the current usages and best practices.