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Re: Emacs 24.1 released

From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: Emacs 24.1 released
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:07:01 +0200
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On 2012-06-10 11:01, Chong Yidong wrote:
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

- 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 address@hidden  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.

Great work!

When will a Windows binary be uploaded?


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