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  Emacs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many versions of Emacs have appeared over the years, but nowadays there are two that are commonly used: GNU Emacs, started by Richard Stallman in 1984 and still maintained by him, and XEmacs, a fork of GNU Emacs which was started in 1991 and has remained mostly compatible.
GNU Emacs is written in C and provides Emacs Lisp (itself implemented in C) as an extension language.
GNU Emacs was initially targeted at computers with a 32-bit flat address space, and at least 1 MiB of RAM, at a time where such computers were considered high end.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emacs   (3435 words)

  
 GNU Emacs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
GNU Emacs is part of the GNU project, and is under active development.
Until 1999, GNU Emacs development was relatively closed, to the point where it was used as an example of the "Cathedral" development style in The Cathedral and the Bazaar.
As with all GNU projects, it remains policy to accept significant code contributions only if the copyright holder assigns the code's copyright to the FSF, although one exception was made to this policy for the MULE (MULtilingual Extension) code [1] since the copyright holder is the Japanese government and copyright assignment was not possible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/GNU_Emacs   (518 words)

  
 GNU Emacs - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp (``elisp'', for short), a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
Emacs version 21 supports variable width and height fonts, playing sounds and the inclusion of images in a document, as well as tool bars, plus nicer menus and scroll bars.
GNU Emacs can be obtained from , or from a local FTP mirror.
www.gnu.org /software/emacs/emacs.html   (938 words)

  
 GNU Emacs Manual - Distrib
Copying: The GNU General Public License gives you permission to redistribute GNU Emacs on certain terms; it also explains that there is no warranty.
GNU Emacs is free software; this means that everyone is free to use it and free to redistribute it on certain conditions.
GNU Emacs is not in the public domain; it is copyrighted and there are restrictions on its distribution, but these restrictions are designed to permit everything that a good cooperating citizen would want to do.
www.rzg.mpg.de /~dpc/emacs   (3717 words)

  
 Porkrind Dot Org: Carbon Emacs Port
Emacs 21.4 will be the first official Emacs release with Mac OS X support built in.
The source I used to build this is the stock emacs 21 source code with Andrew Choi's emacs 21 OS X patch applied.
Emacs 21 is a significant upgrade and I feel my time is better spent on getting the latest Emacs up and running.
www.porkrind.org /emacs   (1154 words)

  
 the Lemacs/FSFmacs schism
Emacs 18.58 and Epoch 4.0 are identical, except for the Epoch extensions.
GNU Emacs became a de facto standard because it had features nothing else had and because it was widely available.
GNU Emacs 19 already has a generic event structure, much like the Lucid one, so the main job is supporting general hooks for interface to the program that does the reading.
www.jwz.org /doc/lemacs.html   (15406 words)

  
 GNU Emacs Manual - Table of Contents
GNU Emacs is a member of the Emacs editor family.
This edition of the manual is intended for use with GNU Emacs installed on GNU and Unix systems.
GNU Emacs can also be used on VMS, MS-DOS (also called MS-DOG), Windows NT, and Windows 95 systems.
www.phys.ufl.edu /docs/emacs/emacs_toc.html   (647 words)

  
 GNU Emacs 19 Class
Emacs releases up to 19.28 have a file size limit of 8 MBytes; this is due to the way Lisp objects are represented.
Emacs 19.29 have seen a major rewrite in the Lisp implementation which allows for a file size limit of 128 MBytes.
Emacs generates backups for edited files; the default is to keep one (1) old version with a "~" extension.
www.cgd.ucar.edu /gds/thibaud/Emacs/slides.html   (8033 words)

  
 GNU Emacs Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a full reference to the commands and keys in the GNU Emacs editor.
GNU Emacs is incredibly rich in features, and this reference lists all known commands and keys.
The emacs reference mug is not available from us, but can be ordered from our friends over at www.geekcheat.com.
www.unix-manuals.com /refs/emacs/emacs.html   (226 words)

  
 GNU Emacs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), part 1/5
The Emacs distribution is divided into subdirectories; the important ones are "etc", "lisp", and "src".
RMS writes: The legal meaning of the GNU copyleft is less important than the spirit, which is that Emacs is a free software project and that work pertaining to Emacs should also be free software.
If you are receiving a GNU mailing list named "XXX", you might be able to unsubscribe from it by sending a request to the address .
www.faqs.org /faqs/GNU-Emacs-FAQ/part1   (5235 words)

  
 GNU Emacs Manual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This Info file describes how to edit with Emacs and some of how to customize it; it corresponds to GNU Emacs version 21.2.
The GNU General Public License gives you permission to redistribute GNU Emacs on certain terms; it also explains that there is no warranty.
Many Emacs commands examine Emacs variables to decide what to do; by setting variables, you can control their functioning.
www.delorie.com /gnu/docs/emacs/emacs.html   (1581 words)

  
 Emacs Timeline
X Emacs part of the world, and their important predecessors.
GNU Emacs 16.60 (19-sep-85) (contained first patches from the net, including preliminary SYSV support)
GNU Emacs 17.36 (20-dec-85) (included TeX manual; first version that worked on SYSV out of the box)
www.jwz.org /doc/emacs-timeline.html   (281 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Learning GNU Emacs: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
GNU Emacs is the most popular and widespread of the Emacs family of editors.
Unlike all other text editors, GNU Emacs is a complete working environment--you can stay within Emacs all day without leaving.
The third edition of Learning GNU Emacs describes Emacs 21.3 from the ground up, including new user interface features such as an icon-based toolbar and an interactive interface to Emacs customization.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0937175846   (795 words)

  
 GNU's Not Unix!
Manuals for GNU software are available at several places on the web, including Delorie Software (this looks to be the most comleat), Ohio State, Virginia Tech and Cambridge University.
Most of the GNU tools are a standard part of all Linux systems, There is also lots of other free software (copylefted or otherwise) that has been written, check out the Linux Software Map.
I have been told that the previous Amiga GNU site I had listed is not as up to date.
www.cs.pdx.edu /~trent/gnu/gnu.html   (1008 words)

  
 GNU Emacs Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Use of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is an important approach towards separating 'aesthetics' from content and structure of HTML documents.
Pankaj Kamthan discusses two methods of editing CSS files using the powerful and widely used Emacs editor.
GNU Emacs is one of the most widely used and powerful editors today.
www.irt.org /articles/emacs.htm   (135 words)

  
 Lerner Consulting -- Open Source Experts - GNU Emacs FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is the GNU Emacs FAQ, as generated by Texinfo.
How do I make Emacs behave like this: when I go up or down, the cursor should stay in the same column even if the line is too short?
This document was generated on 3 August 1999 using the texi2html translator version 1.51a.
www.lerner.co.il /emacs/faq-body.shtml   (1315 words)

  
 oreilly.com -- Online Catalog: GNU Emacs Pocket Reference, First Edition
O'Reilly's Learning GNU Emacs covers the most popular and widespread of the Emacs family of editors.
The GNU Emacs Pocket Reference is a companion volume to Learning GNU Emacs.
This small book, covering Emacs version 20, is a handy reference guide to the basic elements of this powerful editor, presenting the Emacs commands in an easy-to-use tabular format.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/gnupr   (115 words)

  
 Emacs for MacOS X   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I've put together a binary package of GNU Emacs compiled for MacOS X 10.2 Jaguar and 10.3 Panther.
This package was created by extracting the source code from the CVS repository and compiling it.
Here are some customizations you may want to do to have GNU Emacs behave closer to MacOS X applications.
www.webweavertech.com /ovidiu/emacs.html   (283 words)

  
 A GNU Emacs mode for SGML files
PSGML is a GNU Emacs Major Mode for editing SGML and XML coded documents.
Compatibility with earlier versions of Emacs (19.34,20.x) and with XEmacs is unclear.
Release 1.2.3 fixes compatibility with Emacs 21.1 and is available from lystor ftp, http or from source forge
www.lysator.liu.se /projects/about_psgml.html   (305 words)

  
 Info Node: (emacs)Top   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Emacs Editor **************** Emacs is the extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor.
For information on extending Emacs, see *Note Emacs Lisp: (elisp)Top.
Using Emacs as an editing server for `mail', etc.
www.cs.cmu.edu /cgi-bin/info2www?(emacs)   (1528 words)

  
 GNU Emacs FAQ Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Subject: GNU Emacs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), part 1/5
Subject: GNU Emacs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), part 2/5
Subject: GNU Emacs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), part 3/5
www.faqs.org /faqs/GNU-Emacs-FAQ   (105 words)

  
 oreilly.com -- Online Catalog: Learning GNU Emacs, Second Edition
oreilly.com -- Online Catalog: Learning GNU Emacs, Second Edition
This comprehensive guide to the GNU Emacs editor, one of the most widely used and powerful editors available under UNIX, covers basic editing, several important "editing modes" (special Emacs features for editing specific types of documents, including email, Usenet News, and the Web), and customization and Emacs LISP programming.
It is aimed at new Emacs users, whether or not they are programmers, and includes a quick-reference card.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/gnu2   (145 words)

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