[ESS] Emacs 22.1 is out!

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jun 4 13:27:52 CEST 2007

Stephen Eglen writes:
 > Dear all,
 > Emacs 22.1 is finally out!
 >   http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/NEWS.22.1	
 > lists the changes, and you should be able to download it from 
 > ftp.gnu.org (or your gnu mirror in the next day or so), under
 > directory software/emacs
 > Cygwin binaries have already been made:
 >    http://www.webalice.it/angelo.graziosi/Emacs.html
 > & hopefully soon the W32 binaries will be updated.

As a followup, here is the announcement.


From: Richard Stallman <rms at gnu.org>
Subject: Emacs 22.1 released
Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.announce
To: info-gnu-emacs at gnu.org
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 20:17:24 -0400
Reply-To: rms at gnu.org

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

The MD5 check-sum is the following:

    6949df37caec2d7a2e0eee3f1b422726  emacs-22.1.tar.gz

Please send any bug reports to bug-gnu-emacs at gnu.org.  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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