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SXEmacs is a highly customisable, extensible, self-documenting real-time display editor and IDE. It is a fork of the excellent and very popular XEmacs.

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  •  14 May 2009 01:40

    Release Notes: In this release, the image viewing and manipulation code has been revamped. Many image editing and transformation functions have been added. In other areas, support for sqlite3 has been added, as well as rudimentary support for Dbus. The build chain has had quite a few improvements and bugs fixed. There have also been some minor updates and fixes for ENT (Enhanced Number Types), FFI (Foreign Function Interface), and TTY.

    •  06 Jun 2008 14:32

      Release Notes: This release brings the Boehm-Demers-Weiser garbage collector (BDWGC) to SXEmacs. (Still experimental at this stage with some known problems, but quite usable nonetheless.) Support for 256 color terminals has been added. All sequence mapping and conversion functions can now be done with a single function called "mapfam". New lisp bindings for libmagic have been added via SXEmacs FFI. Some UI enhancements have been made to the ffi-curl, ffi-taglib, and etags elisp libraries. Emodule search paths and loading have been improved. Support for init-file migration has been removed. 27 bugs have been fixed.

      •  26 Aug 2007 08:36

        Release Notes: This release has many improvements to the build chain. Also, emodule loading on 64-bit machines was fixed. Various updates were made to dllists and skiplists. Number types were enhanced. Considerable reworking of the multimedia infrastructure (especially for PulseAudio) was done. There is a new asynchonous version of the curl:download function. Several bugs were fixed.

        •  12 Dec 2006 15:38

          Release Notes: The build chain has been restructured to take full advantage of the GNU autotools. The install directory hierarchy is now much more FHS compliant. New in this release are a basic implementation of Pugh's skip lists, FFI bindings to libgcrypt, support for PulseAudio, caching compiled regexps, and support for emodules on MacOS. There were many updates to ENT, FFI, multimedia, and the OpenSSL support. Several bugs were fixed in DSO loading, etags tools, raw string parsing, a stack overflow in mapconcat. Many build related issues were fixed. Drag 'n' drop support has been removed.

          •  07 May 2006 08:31

            Release Notes: This is a maintenance/bugfix release to take care of the build-related issues that came from the previous release.


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