Emacs Tribute

A great operating system, lacking only that offers a decent editor (evil)

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An example of the editor

Very Very Brief Releases History

  • Emacs 26.1 - Released May 28, 2018
    • Limited form of concurrency with Lisp threads.
    • Support for optional display of line numbers in the buffer.
    • Emacs now uses double buffering to reduce flicker on the X Window System.
    • Flymake has been completely redesigned.
    • TRAMP has a new connection method for Google Drive.
    • New single-line horizontal scrolling mode.
    • A systemd user unit file is provided.
    • Support for 24-bit colors on capable text terminals.
  • Emacs 25.1 - Released September 17, 2016
    • Support for loading shared/dynamic libraries (modules).
    • Validation of TLS/SSL certificates.
    • New minor mode 'electric-quote-mode' for using curved quotes.
    • Character folding support in isearch.
    • el. Support for embedding native widgets inside Emacs buffers.
    • New and improved facilities for inserting Unicode characters.
  • 1.0 ??? - GNU Emacs, was originally written in 1984.
  • 0.x?? - Emacs was originally implemented in 1976
    • the MIT AI Lab's Incompatible Timesharing System (ITS), as a collection of TECO macros.