Many ways to skin a GNU

It’s time for another examination of Emacs LISP and a selection of ways to solve the same problem. In this case it’s the behaviour of the etags-select package. This handy function will present a selection table when it finds multiple definitions of the same tag. This is handy if your global TAGs file contains reference …

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Edit with Emacs v1.8

After a relatively quiet period a number of patches have flowed my way so I thought it was worth pushing out a new version. Perhaps the most “important” feature is the edit box flashing and fading from yellow after being updated (like It’s All Text). It wasn’t that hard to do given jQuery and the …

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First elisp patch for emacs chrome

One of the nice things about putting your coding experiments up early and under a permissive license is people can submit patches. I’d been trying to get the native elisp edit server working but I’d fallen back to the working python script as I’ve been busy at work. However along comes Riccardo Murri who cleaned …

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