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* MORE.STUFF: General update.

Mention list-packages.
Remove many old/outdated URLs.
parent 54071013
2012-04-20 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* MORE.STUFF: General update. Mention list-packages.
Remove many old/outdated URLs.
2012-04-02 Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de> 2012-04-02 Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de>
* NEWS: Add CC Mode entries. * NEWS: Add CC Mode entries.
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More Neat Stuff for your Emacs More Neat Stuff for your Emacs
Copyright (C) 1993, 1999, 2001-2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc. Copyright (C) 1993, 1999, 2001-2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
See the end of the file for license conditions. See the end of the file for license conditions.
This file describes GNU Emacs programs and resources that are The easiest way to add more features to your Emacs is to use the command
maintained by other people. Some of these may become part of the M-x list-packages. This contacts the server at <URL:http://elpa.gnu.org>,
Emacs distribution in the future. Others we unfortunately can't where many Emacs Lisp packages are stored. These are distributed
distribute, even though they are free software, because we lack legal separately from Emacs itself for reasons of space, etc. You can browse
papers for copyright purposes. Also included are sites where the resulting *Packages* buffer to see what is available, and then
development versions of some packages distributed with Emacs may be Emacs can automatically download and install the packages that you
found. select. See the section "Emacs Lisp Packages" in the Emacs manual
for more details.
You might also look at the Emacs web page Below we describe some GNU Emacs programs and resources that are
<URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/emacs.html>. If you use the maintained by other people. Some of these may become part of the
Windows-32 version of Emacs, see the NTEmacs sites listed in the FAQ. Emacs distribution, or GNU ELPA, in the future. Others we unfortunately
can't distribute, even though they are free software, because we lack
legal papers for copyright purposes.
Please submit a bug report if you find that any of the addresses Also listed are sites where development versions of some packages
listed here fail. distributed with Emacs may be found.
* The `Emacs Lisp List' at It is difficult to keep this file up-to-date, and it only lists a fraction
<URL:http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/eglen/emacs/ell.html> has pointers of the Emacs modes that are available. If you are interested in
to sources of a large number of packages. a particular feature, then after checking Emacs itself and GNU ELPA,
a web search is often the best way to find results.
* gnu.emacs.sources * The gnu-emacs-sources mailing list
<URL:https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-emacs-sources>
which is gatewayed to the gnu.emacs.sources newsgroup (although the
connection between the two can be unreliable) is an official
place where people can post or announce their extensions to Emacs.
Packages posted to the gnu.emacs.sources newsgroup (see * The `Emacs Lisp List' at
etc/MAILINGLISTS) might be archived specifically (try a web search <URL:http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/sje30/emacs/ell.html> has pointers
engine) or retrievable from general Usenet archive services. to sources of a large number of packages. Unfortunately, at the time
of writing it seems to no longer be updating.
* emacswiki.org * emacswiki.org
The Emacs Wiki has an area for storing elisp files
<URL:http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/ElispArea>.
The Emacs Wiki has an area for storing elisp files * WikEmacs
<URL:http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/ElispArea>. <URL:http://wikemacs.org> is an alternative wiki for Emacs.
* Emacs tutorials and manuals
* Emacs slides and tutorials can be found here: * Emacs slides and tutorials can be found here:
<URL:http://web.psung.name/emacs/> <URL:http://web.psung.name/emacs/>
* Maintenance versions of some packages distributed with Emacs * Maintenance versions of some packages distributed with Emacs
You might find bug-fixes or enhancements in these places. You might find bug-fixes or enhancements in these places.
In many cases, however, development of these packages has shifted to Emacs,
so you will find the latest version in Emacs.
* Ada-mode: <URL:http://stephe-leake.org/emacs/ada-mode/emacs-ada-mode.html> * Ada-mode: <URL:http://stephe-leake.org/emacs/ada-mode/emacs-ada-mode.html>
* Battery and Info Look: <URL:http://ralph-schleicher.de/emacs.html> * Battery and Info Look: <URL:http://ralph-schleicher.de/emacs.html>
* BS: <URL:http://www.geekware.de/software/emacs/index.html>
* Calculator: <URL:http://www.barzilay.org/misc/calculator.el>
* CC mode: <URL:http://cc-mode.sourceforge.net/> * CC mode: <URL:http://cc-mode.sourceforge.net/>
* CPerl: <URL:http://math.berkeley.edu/~ilya/software/emacs/> * CPerl: <URL:http://math.berkeley.edu/~ilya/software/emacs/>
* Ediff and Viper: <URL:http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/~kifer/emacs.html> * Ediff and Viper: <URL:http://www.cs.sunysb.edu/~kifer/emacs.html>
* Eldoc and Rlogin:
<URL:http://www.splode.com/~friedman/software/emacs-lisp/>
* ERC: <URL:http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/erc/> * ERC: <URL:http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/erc/>
* Etags: <URL:http://fly.isti.cnr.it/software/>
* Gnus: <URL:http://www.gnus.org/> * Gnus: <URL:http://www.gnus.org/>
* Ispell: <URL:http://www.kdstevens.com/stevens/ispell-page.html>
* MH-E: <URL:http://mh-e.sourceforge.net/> * MH-E: <URL:http://mh-e.sourceforge.net/>
* nXML: <URL:http://www.thaiopensource.com/nxml-mode/> * nXML: <URL:http://www.thaiopensource.com/nxml-mode/>
* Org mode: <URL:http://orgmode.org/> * Org mode: <URL:http://orgmode.org/>
* PS mode: <URL:http://odur.let.rug.nl/%7Ekleiweg/postscript/>
* PS-print: <URL:http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/PsPrintPackage>
* Python: <URL:http://www.loveshack.ukfsn.org/emacs/>
* QuickURL: <URL:http://www.davep.org/emacs/>
* RefTeX: <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/reftex.html> * RefTeX: <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/reftex.html>
* Remember: <URL:https://gna.org/p/remember-el> * Remember: <URL:https://gna.org/p/remember-el>
* Speedbar, Checkdoc etc: <URL:http://cedet.sourceforge.net/> * CEDET: <URL:http://cedet.sourceforge.net/>
* SQL: <URL:http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/sql.el>
* Tramp: Remote file access via rsh/ssh * Tramp: Remote file access via rsh/ssh
<URL:http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/tramp/> <URL:http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/tramp/>
* Webjump: <URL:http://www.neilvandyke.org/webjump>
* Auxiliary files * Auxiliary files
* (Tex)info files for use with Info-look that don't come from GNU * (Tex)info files for use with Info-look that don't come from GNU
...@@ -114,18 +102,16 @@ Emacs for various reasons, sometimes because their authors haven't made ...@@ -114,18 +102,16 @@ Emacs for various reasons, sometimes because their authors haven't made
a copyright assignment to the FSF. Some of them may be integrated in a copyright assignment to the FSF. Some of them may be integrated in
the future. the future.
You might like to check whether they are packaged for your system. Your operating system distribution may include several of these as optional
Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular. packages that you can install.
* AUCTeX: <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/> * AUCTeX: <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/>
An extensible package that supports writing and formatting TeX An extensible package that supports writing and formatting TeX
files (including AMS-TeX, LaTeX, Texinfo, ConTeXt, and docTeX). files (including AMS-TeX, LaTeX, Texinfo, ConTeXt, and docTeX).
Available from GNU ELPA.
* BBDB: personal Info Rolodex integrated with mail/news: * BBDB: personal Info Rolodex integrated with mail/news:
<URL:http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/> <URL:http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/bbdb>
[You might want to set the coding system of your .bbdb file to
emacs-mule, say by adding `("\\.bbdb\\'" . emacs-mule)' to
`file-coding-system-alist' for non-ASCII characters.]
* Boxquote: <URL:http://www.davep.org/emacs/> * Boxquote: <URL:http://www.davep.org/emacs/>
...@@ -143,13 +129,6 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular. ...@@ -143,13 +129,6 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular.
* Ee: categorizing information manager: * Ee: categorizing information manager:
<URL:http://www.jurta.org/en/emacs/ee/> <URL:http://www.jurta.org/en/emacs/ee/>
* EFS: enhanced version of ange-ftp:
<URL:http://www-pu.informatik.uni-tuebingen.de/users/sperber/software/efs/>
* Elib library: <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/elib/elib.html>
From GNU distribution mirrors. (Much of this functionality is now
in Emacs.)
* EMacro: <URL:http://emacro.sourceforge.net/> * EMacro: <URL:http://emacro.sourceforge.net/>
EMacro is a portable configuration file that configures itself. EMacro is a portable configuration file that configures itself.
...@@ -168,33 +147,19 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular. ...@@ -168,33 +147,19 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular.
* Emacs Wiki Mode: <URL:http://mwolson.org/projects/EmacsWikiMode.html> * Emacs Wiki Mode: <URL:http://mwolson.org/projects/EmacsWikiMode.html>
A wiki-like publishing tool and personal information manager A wiki-like publishing tool and personal information manager
* Gnuserv:
<URL:http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/ange/gnuserv/home.html>
Alternative emacsclient/emacsserver. Also available from this Web
page: eiffel-mode.el.
* Go in a buffer: Go Text Protocol client: * Go in a buffer: Go Text Protocol client:
<URL:http://www.gnuvola.org/software/personal-elisp/dist/lisp/diversions/gnugo.el> <URL:http://www.gnuvola.org/software/personal-elisp/dist/lisp/diversions/gnugo.el>
A modified version is also bundled with GNU Go: A modified version is also bundled with GNU Go:
<URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/gnugo.html> <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/gnugo.html>
* hm--html-menus:
<URL:ftp://sunsite.unc.edu/pub/Linux/apps/editors/emacs/>
HTML-specific editing. Can work with PSGML.
* Hyperbole: * Hyperbole:
<URL:http://directory.fsf.org/hyperbole.html> <URL:http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Hyperbole>
Hyperbole is an open, efficient, programmable information Hyperbole is an open, efficient, programmable information
management and hypertext system. management and hypertext system.
* JDEE: <URL:http://jdee.sourceforge.net/> * JDEE: <URL:http://jdee.sourceforge.net/>
Provides a Java development environment for Emacs. Provides a Java development environment for Emacs.
* Mailcrypt:
<URL:http://mailcrypt.sourceforge.net/>
PGP and GPG support. PGP isn't free software, but GPG, the GNU
Privacy Guard, is a free replacement <URL:http://www.gnupg.org/>.
* Mew: <URL:http://www.mew.org/> * Mew: <URL:http://www.mew.org/>
A MIME mail reader for Emacs/XEmacs. A MIME mail reader for Emacs/XEmacs.
...@@ -208,9 +173,6 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular. ...@@ -208,9 +173,6 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular.
* Preview LaTeX: embed preview LaTeX images in source buffer. * Preview LaTeX: embed preview LaTeX images in source buffer.
<URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/preview-latex.html> <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/preview-latex.html>
* PSGML: <URL:http://www.lysator.liu.se/projects/about_psgml.html>
DTD-aware serious SGML/XML editing.
* Quack: <URL:http://www.neilvandyke.org/quack/> * Quack: <URL:http://www.neilvandyke.org/quack/>
Quack enhances Emacs support for Scheme. Quack enhances Emacs support for Scheme.
...@@ -227,26 +189,17 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular. ...@@ -227,26 +189,17 @@ Several are for Debian GNU/Linux in particular.
* Tamago: Chinese/Japanese/Korean input method * Tamago: Chinese/Japanese/Korean input method
<URL:http://www.m17n.org/tamago/index.en.html> <URL:http://www.m17n.org/tamago/index.en.html>
Emacs Lisp package to provide input methods for CJK characters. Emacs Lisp package to provide input methods for CJK characters.
It can use these background conversion servers:
FreeWnn (jserver, cserver, tserver),
Wnn6,
SJ3 Ver.2
* Tiny Tools: <URL:http://freshmeat.net/projects/emacs-tiny-tools> * Tiny Tools: <URL:https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/emacs-tiny-tools>
* VM (View Mail): Alternative mail reader * VM (View Mail): Alternative mail reader
<URL:http://launchpad.net/vm> <URL:http://launchpad.net/vm>
Previously hosted at: <URL:http://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/> Previously hosted at: <URL:http://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/>
There are VM newsgroups: <URL:news:gnu.emacs.vm.info>, and
<URL:news:gnu.emacs.vm.bug>.
* W3: <URL:http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/w3/> * W3 Web browser: <URL:http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/w3/>
Web browser. There's a W3 mail list/newsgroup
<URL:http://savannah.gnu.org/mail/?group=w3>.
* Wanderlust: <URL:http://www.gohome.org/wl/> * Wanderlust: <URL:http://www.gohome.org/wl/>
Yet Another Message Interface on Emacsen. Wanderlust is a mail/news Wanderlust is a mail/news reader for Emacs.
reader supporting IMAP4rev1 for emacsen.
* WhizzyTex: <URL:http://cristal.inria.fr/whizzytex/> * WhizzyTex: <URL:http://cristal.inria.fr/whizzytex/>
WhizzyTeX provides a minor mode for Emacs or XEmacs, a (bash) WhizzyTeX provides a minor mode for Emacs or XEmacs, a (bash)
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