Monday, June 11, 2012

Emacs 24.1 released

GNU Emacs annonced it's new release 24.1. It is available on the GNU ftp site

Here are some features in Emacs 24.1 release.

- Support lexical scoping in Emacs Lisp.

- 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.

- 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.

See for a list of mirrors.

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