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Re: Oldest running Emacs version


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: Oldest running Emacs version
Date: Sat, 03 May 2003 02:08:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1001 (Gnus v5.10.1) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Barry Margolin <address@hidden> writes:

> Jesper Harder  <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>>twenex.org is running TOPS-20 with an Emacs identifying itself as:
>>
>>   EMACS Editor, version 165 - type ^_ (the help character) for help.
>>
>>its.svensson.org is runing ITS with an Emacs saying:
>>
>>   EMACS Editor, version 162 - type Help(^_H) for help.
>
> Since this is gnu.emacs.help, I suspect the OP is mainly interested
> in GNU Emacs.  ITS EMACS is a totally different beast (although it
> was written by RMS as well).

Yeah, but the interesting thing is that both of them feel very
familiar -- I think anyone who's used to a modern Emacs would have few
problems using the old versions.  The Emacs user interface hasn't
really changed that much.

Compare that to using ITS or TOPS-20.  



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