[ESS] Emacs 23.1 is out

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Wed Aug 5 10:07:20 CEST 2009

As a followup, I've just tried this feature, which others might be
interested in:

>  - Support for using X displays and text terminals in one session,
>    and for running as a daemon.

This is really neat.  Start Emacs and open some buffers (e.g. M-x R
would work.)  Typically this will be a GUI emacs.

Then go to a separate terminal, and just type:

$ emacsclient -nw

and you'll (instantly) get an Emacs buffer that is associated with the
first emacs process that you started before, so you can share all the
buffers between the GUI emacs and the terminal emacs.

Why is this useful?  well, you can leave an emacs session running on a
machine, and forget to save some buffer.  If you only realise this when
you are elsewhere (e.g. home), you can remotely log in and then get
access to that emacs session.


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