>>>> Steve Youngs writes:
* Stephen J Turnbull <turnbull(a)sk.tsukuba.ac.jp> writes:
> AFAIK tm is obsolete and orphaned (Tomohiko Morioka, the author, has
> gone on to the next generation with SEMI). It really was intended to
> be used in old messaging applications with no thought for support of
> MIME (eg, RMail). I don't think we can delete it yet, but we probably
> should deprecate it.
> Do we have a mechanism for doing that with packages?
Not sure about that. Andreas, do you know? I suppose I could mark
There should be a way to display a message when tm is loaded,
e.g. using warn.
the package description as something like: "This is a obsolete
that is only needed for very old mailers that don't understand MIME."
Please do so.
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