[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Is it the 40th Anniversary of Emacs

From: Perry E. Metzger
Subject: Re: Is it the 40th Anniversary of Emacs
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 18:46:56 -0400

On Thu, 3 Nov 2016 23:13:05 +0100 Pierre Lecocq
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On 3 November 2016 at 23:01, Perry E. Metzger <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> > If I'm not mistaken, the first Emacs appeared in late 1976. That
> > would make this approximately the 40th anniversary, which I think
> > is notable. Am I correct on that?
> According to the GNU.org page dedicated to GNU Emacs, you are right:
> https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/further-information.html
> Now, what month or day is another question!

I suspect if anyone can tell us, it would be RMS, but I also suspect
that there was no single moment when it appeared. :)

Perry E. Metzger                address@hidden

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]