Subject: Emacs 24.1 released
Date: Sunday 10th June 2012 09:01:16 UTC (over 5 years ago)
GNU Emacs 24.1 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 SHA1 check-sums for the tarballs are: f064396724a27c83b79b2d890d188abebaa5975e emacs-24.1.tar.gz ab22d5bf2072d04faa4aebf819fef3dfe44aacca emacs-24.1.tar.bz2 Here are some new features in Emacs 24.1. See etc/NEWS for a complete list. - New packaging system and interface (M-x list-packages) for downloading and installing extensions. A default package archive is hosted by GNU and maintained by the Emacs developers. - Support for displaying and editing bidirectional text, including right-to-left scripts such as Arabic and Hebrew. - Support for lexical scoping in Emacs Lisp. - Improvements to the Custom Themes system (M-x customize-themes). - Unified and improved completion system in many modes and packages. - Support for GnuTLS (for built-in TLS/SSL encryption), GTK+ 3, ImageMagick, SELinux, and Libxml2. Please send bug reports to [email protected] You can use the command M-x report-emacs-bug to do this. Many thanks to the Emacs development team for their hard work; and to the numerous users and testers who have contributed suggestions and bug reports. Happy hacking.