> Le 5 févr. 2023 à 10:44, Dirk Eddelbuettel via ESS-help 
> <ess-help@r-project.org> a écrit :
> On 5 February 2023 at 15:01, Sparapani, Rodney via ESS-help wrote:
> | I don�t have 28 on this machine. I am using 26 since there is not much
> | benefit upgrading.
> I am really sorry but I cannot let this stand. It is too close to FUD.
> As a general rule, newer *is* better. Features get added, bugs get fixed.
> Now, whether to upgrade or not is a personal choice, people may have
> different circumstances or constraints. But some systems _do_ make it both
> simple and convenient, and I have worked on (and contributed to) such systems
> for longer than a quarter century.  And I for one am enjoying Emacs 28, now
> with an easily-installed .deb from Debian (thanks to Sébastien; I am running
> the Debian .deb without any hiccups on Ubuntu) also with current(ish) ESS,
> and it fabulous. In good part thanks to improved backend support (lsp server
> comes to mind, but also rendering).
> Yay for progress. Yay for volunteers taking care of these upgrades.
> Dirk

I wouldn't go so far as Rodney, nor for the same reason, but I'm still mainly 
on 27.2 to be able to use the good ol', stable, ESS 18.10. 


Vincent Goulet
Professeur titulaire
École d'actuariat, Université Laval

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