Commit 334c837d authored by Gerd Moellmann's avatar Gerd Moellmann

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For an order form for all Emacs and FSF distributions deliverable from
the USA, see the file `ORDERS' in this directory (etc/ in the GNU
Emacs distribution or /pub/gnu/GNUinfo on ftp.gnu.org). For a
Emacs distribution or http://www.gnu.org/order/order.html). For a
European order form, see `ORDERS.EUROPE'. For a Japan order form,
see `ORDERS.JAPAN'.
GNU Emacs availability information, April 1998
Copyright (C) 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1998
GNU Emacs availability information, October 2000
Copyright (C) 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2000
Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Permission is granted to anyone to make or distribute
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change it.
If you do not know anyone to get a copy of GNU Emacs from, you can
order a cd-rom from the Free Software Foundation. We distribute Emacs
versions 19 and 20. We also distribute nicely typeset copies of the
Emacs user manual, Emacs Lisp Reference Manual, the Emacs reference
card, etc. See file `ORDERS'.
order a cd-rom from the Free Software Foundation. We distribute
several Emacs versions. We also distribute nicely typeset copies of
the Emacs user manual, Emacs Lisp Reference Manual, the Emacs
reference card, etc. See file `ORDERS', or visit
http://www.gnu.org/order/order.html.
If you have Internet access, you can copy the latest Emacs
distribution from hosts, such as ftp.gnu.org. There are several
ways to do this; see the file `FTP' for more information. Even
better, get the latest version of the file from `/pub/gnu/GNUinfo/FTP'
on ftp.gnu.org for the most current arrangements. It may also be
possible to copy Emacs via uucp; the file `FTP' contains information
on that too.
Emacs has been run on both Berkeley Unix and System V Unix, on a
variety of types of cpu. It also works on VMS and on Apollo
computers, though with some deficiencies that reflect problems in
these operating systems. See the file `MACHINES' in this directory
(see above) for a full list of machines that GNU Emacs has been tested
on, with machine-specific installation notes and warnings. There is
also Demacs that works on newer MS-DOS machines (see file `ORDERS').
distribution from hosts, such as ftp.gnu.org. There are several ways
to do this; see http://www.gnu.org/software/software.html for more
information.
Emacs has been run on GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, and on many
Unix systems, on a variety of types of cpu. It also works on VMS and
on Apollo computers, though with some deficiencies that reflect
problems in these operating systems. See the file `MACHINES' in this
directory (see above) for a full list of machines that GNU Emacs has
been tested on, with machine-specific installation notes and warnings.
There is also an MS-DOS that works on newer MS-DOS machines, and
an MS-Windows and a Mac version.
Note that there is significant variation between Unix systems
supposedly running the same version of Unix; it is possible that what
......@@ -65,26 +64,19 @@ License for full details, in the file `COPYING' in this directory (see
above)), and neither I nor the Free Software Foundation promises any
kind of support or assistance to users. The foundation keeps a list
of people who are willing to offer support and assistance for hire.
See the file `SERVICE'. You can get the latest version from
ftp.gnu.org in file `/pub/gnu/GNUinfo/SERVICE'.
See http://www.gnu.org/help/gethelp.html.
However, we plan to continue to improve GNU Emacs and keep it
reliable, so please send me any complaints and suggestions you have.
I will probably fix anything that I consider a malfunction. I may
make improvements that are suggested, but I may choose not to.
Improving Emacs is not my highest priority now.
If you are on the Internet, report bugs to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org.
Otherwise, phone or write the Foundation at:
If you are on the Internet, report bugs to bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org. You
can use the Emacs command M-x report-bug RET to mail a bug report.
Please read the Bugs section of the Emacs manual before reporting
bugs.
Free Software Foundation
59 Temple Place - Suite 330
Boston, MA 02111-1307
Voice: +1-617-542-5942
Fax: +1-617-542-2652
General questions about the GNU Project can be asked of
gnu@gnu.org.
General questions about the GNU Project can be asked of gnu@gnu.org.
If you are a computer manufacturer, I encourage you to ship a copy of
GNU Emacs with every computer you deliver. The same copying
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