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Re: Emacs for Windows

From: Grant Rettke
Subject: Re: Emacs for Windows
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2014 21:08:34 -0500

Thanks great to know and I will pass on that detail my Emacs on
Windows using friends.

On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 4:43 AM, Alexander Shukaev <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I've been providing high-quality native builds of Vim for Windows for quite
> some time now. The biggest point is that both x86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit)
> architectures are supported. They have become extremely popular ever since.
> Now I would like to spread out news that I've started Emacs for Windows
> <>. It aims to provide
> high-quality native builds of Emacs for Windows, and once again, x86
> (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit) architectures are supported (unlike official
> binaries). Many external features and their corresponding runtime (shared)
> libraries (DLLs) are already included, so there is no need to search
> through different binary repositories to get up-to-date GnuTLS, for
> example, or DBUS, and many others. These features have lots of runtime
> dependencies, building which is quite cumbersome (if possible at all) for
> inexperienced users. From now on, all of that is included in my
> distributions.
> I'm looking forward to some feedback, if anybody finds that useful and
> wants me to continue to support that project actively. It does not mean
> that I'm going to drop that at all otherwise (since I'm using it as well
> for myself), but if there is lack of public interest, then I would probably
> update it much rarer than I could otherwise.
> Kind regards,
> Alexander Shukaev

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