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Emacs 22.1 released

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Emacs 22.1 released
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 20:17:24 -0400

GNU Emacs 22.1 has been released.  It is available on the GNU ftp
sites at and its mirrors (see

The MD5 check-sum is the following:

    6949df37caec2d7a2e0eee3f1b422726  emacs-22.1.tar.gz

Please send any bug reports to address@hidden  You can use the
function M-x report-emacs-bug to do this.
Here are some new features of Emacs 22.  See etc/NEWS for a complete

   - Support for the GTK+ graphical toolkit

   - Drag-and-drop support on X.

   - Support for GNU/Linux systems on S390 and x86-64 machines,
     and for Mac OS X, and for Windows using Cygwin.

   - Full support for images, toolbar, and tooltips on
     MS-Windows, Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X builds.

   - Font Lock mode, Auto Compression mode, File Name Shadow
     Mode, and mouse wheel support are enabled by default.

   - Double the maximum size of buffers, up to 256M on 32-bit machines.

   - Links can be followed with `mouse-1', in addition to `mouse-2'.

   - Customizable window fringes.

   - Many user interface tweaks, including the highlighting of
     the selected window's mode line and a distinct minibuffer
     prompt face.

   - Abbrev definitions are read automatically at startup.

   - The Kmacro package for managing keyboard macros.

   - Full graphical user interface to GDB.

   - New modes and packages, including Calc, Grep, TRAMP, URL, IDO,
     CUA, ERC, rcirc, Table, Image-Dired, SES, Ruler, Org, PGG,
     Flymake, Password, Printing, Reveal, wdired, t-mouse,
     longlines, savehist, Conf mode, Python mode, DNS mode, etc.

   - Leim, Emacs Lisp Reference Manual, and the Emacs Lisp Intro

You can help the FSF as well as yourself by ordering the Emacs Manual
or the Emacs Lisp Manual from the Free Software Foundation.  New
editions for Emacs 22 are being printed soon.  See

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