Ar an dara lá déag de mí Méan Fómhair, scríobh rainer.woitok(a)gmail.com:
thanks for the immediate reply ... :-)
On 2017-09-11, 14:07 you wrote:
> It refers to the ’stable’ version, of which the Mercurial repository is
> available here: https://bitbucket.org/xemacs/xemacs-21.4/
Aha. But I'm still a bit surprised that the changesets of the former stable version
to be found in the repository of the new beta version derived from it. Or is 21.5 really
from 21.2 and 21.4 is some sort of (stable) dead branch?
Right. The most recent common ancestor is XEmacs 21.2.46 of 2001-03-21.
Shortly after that 21.4 became the stable branch and 21.5 became the
> As you may have worked out, XEmacs is not a very active software
> currently. Those who use it in general use version 21.5, which is designated
> the beta version; Windows binaries available here:
Yes, I have noticed it's not very active, but I'm more than glad it's
active at all, after it looked as good as dead not so long ago ...
And no, I'm not interested in Windows binaries, I prefer to roll my own ... :-)
Great, glad to read it!
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