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Emacs 22 Enhancements Make Venerable Editor Flashy Again

Jul 16, 2007, 18:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

"Emacs 22.1 hit the street a month ago, a long-awaited update to the GNU project's customizable and extensible do-everything super-editor that has been six years in the making. Here's a look at what you'll find in the new version.

"Befitting a six-year release cycle, the list of changes in Emacs 22.1 is enormous; 224KB in plain text. The bulk of new features live in the editor's major and minor modes--modules tailored to specific kinds of work, be it BibTeX editing or Lisp programming--rather than in the core editing functionality. But there are improvements that all Emacs users will find significant..."

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