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Open Source Emacs

The Craft of Text Editing

Site includes full text of book "The Craft of Text Editing.".

The Design of the Emacs Logo

Presents the historical background of the design. With the author's initial ideas and sketches on the design.

Emacs Beginner's HowTo

Provides a brief tutorial regarding Emacs. Also includes application to all flavors of Unix and even Emacs running on Microsoft Windows.

Emacs Keybinding Guide

Shows an explanation on how to deal with Emacs key bindings. With details on the various binding methods.

EMACS: The Extensible, Customizable Display Editor

Features a modular fashion composing of many separate and independent functions.

JEmacs - the Java/Scheme-based Emacs Text Editor

Offers a re-implementation of Emacs in a mix of Java, Scheme, and ELisp.

Multics Emacs: The History, Design and Implementation

Presents information on the pre-historical background of Multics editing. With contact details of the author.

Theological Issues

Tongue in cheek paper regarding The Church of Emacs and the fate of non-believers.


A highly customizable open source text editor and application development system.

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