Subject: Emacs 23.1 released
Date: Thursday 30th July 2009 03:01:22 UTC (over 8 years ago)
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: a620d4452769d04ad8864d662f34f8dd emacs-23.1.tar.gz 17f7f0ba68a0432d58fa69d05a2225be emacs-23.1.tar.bz2 Here are some new features of Emacs 23. See etc/NEWS for a complete list. - 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. - Shift-selection. - 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 [email protected] 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.