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Re: FAQ entries about emacs
On Feb 12 15:48, Steffen Sledz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen schrieb:
> > can you do me a favor? Can you have a look into the FAQ entries "Is
> > there a Cygwin port of GNU Emacs?" and the next one "What about NT
> > Emacs?" and suggest a rewrite? The information given in these two FAQ
> > entries is certainly outdated, but I'm not quite sure how to rephrase
> > them. What especially bugs me is the reference to X11 which, as far as
> > I know, is not correct for XEmacs. Maybe (but that's just a vague idea
> > from an Emacs non-user) it might be a good idea to pull the two FAQ
> > entries together into one "Is there a Cygwin port of Emacs?" and just
> > talk about XEmacs and GNU emacs, whatever the actual difference is.
> As you know i'm fighting with another problem. That's why i'm toiling to publish an up-to-date GNU Emacs package. So please mention in FAQ 4.37 that the current package is very old and unstable.
> In FAQ 4.38 you can refer to http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/windows/ and the README in this directory. Since emacs-21.3 there is an official, native GNU Emacs for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista and Windows 95/98/Me.
Thank you, I applied a patch along what you write above. For the
latest version of these FAQ entries, see
Please refer to the latest version on this page for any further update.
I guess we also should move the XEmacs entry up so that the native
Emacs is referred last.
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