"GNU Emacs 23.1 has been released. It is available on the
GNU ftp site at ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/. See
http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html for a list of mirrors.
The MD5 check-sums for the tarballs are:
Here are some new features of Emacs 23. See etc/NEWS for a
- Improved Unicode support (the internal character
representation is now based on UTF-8).
- Font rendering with Fontconfig and Xft.
- Support for using X displays and text terminals in one
session, and for running as a daemon.
- Smarter minibuffer completion.
- Per-buffer text scaling.
- Directory-local variables.
- New packages for:
* viewing PDF and postscript files (Doc view mode)
* connecting to processes via D-Bus (dbus)
* using the GNU Privacy Guard (EasyPG)
* displaying line numbers in the fringe (Linum mode)
* editing XML documents with on-the-fly validation (nXML mode)
* editing Ruby programs (Ruby mode)
* display-based word wrapping (Visual Line mode)
Please send bug reports to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can
use the function M-x report-emacs-bug to do this. Mac OS X
users should note that the Carbon port has been removed; see the
file nextstep/README for information about the new Cocoa port.
Many thanks to the rest of the Emacs development team for their
hard work; and to the numerous users who contributed suggestions
and bug reports. Happy hacking.