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Emacs 21.1 released


From: Gerd Moellmann
Subject: Emacs 21.1 released
Date: 28 Oct 2001 09:29:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.50

GNU Emacs 21.1 has been released.  It is available on the GNU ftp
sites at ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/ and the mirrors of that site (see
below for a list.)

  Emacs 21.1 includes support for proportional fonts: characters in a
line can be of variable width and lines can have variable heights.  It
also supports including images in text.  Emacs 21.1 adds a number of
new user-interface features: it has tool bars for executing frequently
used commands, it supports native scroll bars, it displays tool tips,
and it has a mouse-sensitive mode line.  Even on text-only terminals,
Emacs 21.1 supports colors and other display attributes.

  Bug reports should go to address@hidden  You can use the
function M-x report-emacs-bug to do this.

  Executables for various systems and information about using gzip can
be found at the URL http://www.gzip.org.
 
  With the release of version 21.1, the Emacs development sources are
accessible via anonymous CVS from http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs/.
The anonymous CVS services are provided by Savannah, GNU's SourceForge-like
system for project collaboration.

  A public mailing list `emacs-devel' was created for for Emacs
developers; please see <URL:http://mail.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/>.

  On 2001-11-01, Gerd Moellmann <address@hidden> will step down as Emacs
maintainer, and Richard Stallman <address@hidden> will take over.

  Here is a longer list of the new features of Emacs 21.  It is not
complete, please see etc/NEWS for a complete list.

- Support for proportial text, including variable-height lines.

- Support for displaying colors and some other attributes on 
  terminals.
 
- Inclusion of images in the text.

- Tool bars.

- Tooltips.

- Mouse-sensitive mode-line.

- Built-in horizontal scrolling.

- Built-in minibuffer and echo area resizing.

- Support for fonts with oversized characters and for italic fonts.

- New face implementation, removing the former dependence on X font
  names, and including face inheritance.

- New face attributes for displaying boxes, overlines, strike-through.

- Sound support.

- LessTif support.

- Support for LessTif/Motif and Xaw3d scroll bars.

- Wheel mouse support.

- Busy-cursor display.

- Improved menu bar layout.

  For information on how to order GNU software on CD-ROM and
  printed GNU manuals, see http://www.gnu.org/order/order.html
  or e-mail a request to: address@hidden
 
  By ordering your GNU software from the FSF, you help us continue to
develop more free software.  Media revenues are our primary source of
support.  Donations to FSF are deductible on US tax returns.
 
  The above software will soon be at these ftp sites as well.

  Please try them before ftp.gnu.org as ftp.gnu.org is very busy!   A
possibly more up-to-date list is at the URL

        http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html
 
  thanx address@hidden

 
  Here are the mirrored ftp sites for the GNU Project, listed by country: 
 
  United States:
 
  California - labrea.stanford.edu/pub/gnu, gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/GNU  
  Hawaii - ftp.hawaii.edu/mirrors/gnu
  Illinois - uiarchive.cso.uiuc.edu/pub/gnu (Internet address 128.174.5.14)
  Kentucky -  ftp.ms.uky.edu/pub/gnu
  Maryland - ftp.digex.net/pub/gnu (Internet address 164.109.10.23)  
  Massachusetts - aeneas.mit.edu/pub/gnu
  Michigan - gnu.egr.msu.edu/pub/gnu
  Missouri - wuarchive.wustl.edu/systems/gnu
  New Mexico - ftp.cs.unm.edu/mirrors/gnu
  New York - ftp.cs.columbia.edu/archives/gnu/prep
  Ohio - ftp.cis.ohio-state.edu/mirror/gnu
  Tennessee - ftp.skyfire.net/pub/gnu
  Virginia - ftp.uu.net/archive/systems/gnu
  Washington - ftp.nodomainname.net/pub/mirrors/gnu
 
  Africa:
 
  South Africa - ftp.sun.ac.za/gnu
 
  The Americas:
 
  Brazil - ftp.unicamp.br/pub/gnu
  Brazil - master.softaplic.com.br/pub/gnu
  Brazil - linuxlabs.lci.ufrj.br/gnu
  Canada - ftp.cs.ubc.ca/mirror2/gnu
  Chile - ftp.inf.utfsm.cl/pub/gnu (Internet address 146.83.198.3)   Costa
  Rica - sunsite.ulatina.ac.cr/GNU
  Mexico - ftp.uaem.mx/pub/gnu
 
  Australia:
 
  Australia - archie.au/gnu (archie.oz or archie.oz.au for ACSnet)  
  Australia - ftp.progsoc.uts.edu.au/pub/gnu
  Australia - mirror.aarnet.edu.au/pub/gnu
 
  Asia:
 
  Japan - tron.um.u-tokyo.ac.jp/pub/GNU/prep
  Japan - ftp.cs.titech.ac.jp/pub/gnu
  Japan - mirror.nucba.ac.jp/mirror/GNU/
  Korea - cair-archive.kaist.ac.kr/pub/gnu (Internet address 143.248.186.3)
  Saudi Arabia - ftp.isu.net.sa/pub/mirrors/prep.ai.mit.edu/
  Taiwan - ftp.edu.tw/UNIX/gnu/
  Taiwan - ftp.nctu.edu.tw/UNIX/gnu/
  Taiwan - ftp1.sinica.edu.tw/pub3/GNU/gnu/
  Thailand - ftp.nectec.or.th/pub/mirrors/gnu (Internet address - 
             192.150.251.32) 
 
  Europe:
 
  Austria - ftp.univie.ac.at/packages/gnu
  Austria - gd.tuwien.ac.at/gnu/gnusrc
  Belgium - ftp.be.gnu.org/
  Austria - http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/gnu/gnusrc/
  Czech Republic - ftp.fi.muni.cz/pub/gnu/
  Denmark - ftp.denet.dk/mirror/ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu
  Denmark - ftp.dkuug.dk/pub/gnu/
  Finland - ftp.funet.fi/pub/gnu
  France - ftp.univ-lyon1.fr/pub/gnu
  France - ftp.irisa.fr/pub/gnu
  Germany - ftp.informatik.tu-muenchen.de/pub/comp/os/unix/gnu/
  Germany - ftp.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/pub/gnu
  Germany - ftp.de.uu.net/pub/gnu
  Greece - ftp.forthnet.gr/pub/gnu
  Greece - ftp.ntua.gr/pub/gnu
  Greece - ftp.aua.gr/pub/mirrors/GNU (Internet address 143.233.187.61)  
  Hungary - ftp.kfki.hu/pub/gnu
  Ireland - ftp.esat.net/pub/gnu (Internet address 193.120.14.241)   Italy
- ftp.oasi.gpa.it/pub/gnu
  Netherlands - ftp.eu.net/gnu (Internet address 192.16.202.1)
  Netherlands - ftp.nluug.nl/pub/gnu
  Netherlands - ftp.win.tue.nl/pub/gnu (Internet address 131.155.70.19)  
  Norway - ftp.ntnu.no/pub/gnu (Internet address 129.241.11.142)   
  Poland - ftp.task.gda.pl/pub/gnu
  Portugal - ftp.ci.uminho.pt/pub/mirrors/gnu 
  Portugal - http://ciumix.ci.uminho.pt/mirrors/gnu/
  Portugal - ftp.ist.utl.pt/pub/gnu
  Russia - ftp.chg.ru/pub/gnu/
  Slovenia - ftp.arnes.si/pub/software/gnu
  Spain - ftp.etsimo.uniovi.es/pub/gnu
  Sweden - ftp.isy.liu.se/pub/gnu
  Sweden - ftp.stacken.kth.se
  Sweden - ftp.luth.se/pub/unix/gnu
  Sweden - ftp.sunet.se/pub/gnu (Internet address 130.238.127.3)
        Also mirrors the Mailing List Archives.
  Sweden - ftp.chl.chalmers.se/pub/gnu/
  Switzerland - ftp.eunet.ch/mirrors4/gnu
  Switzerland - sunsite.cnlab-switch.ch/mirror/gnu (Internet address
        193.5.24.1)   
  United Kingdom - ftp.mcc.ac.uk/pub/gnu (Internet address 130.88.203.12) 
  United Kingdom - www.mirror.ac.uk/sites/ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu
  United Kingdom - ftp.warwick.ac.uk (Internet address 137.205.192.14)  
  United Kingdom - SunSITE.doc.ic.ac.uk/gnu (Internet address 193.63.255.4) 




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