Questions tagged [emacs-history]

Use this tag for questions about the history of Emacs (any not just GNU Emacs): versions, features, developers who contributed to it, people who use it.

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Retrieve past command from Emacs history using first letter of command

In Vim I could retrieve past commands by typing :<first-letter-of-command>↑ . If my Vim command history is:- colorscheme + source % shell set spell colorscheme? bp term Typing :s↑ directly ...
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Are `emacs-devel` mailing list archives from prior to the year 2000 available somewhere?

The archives of the emacs-devel mailing list go back to the year 2000 and are publicly available on the web. Are there older archives somewhere? Was emacs-devel the first mailing list that was used ...
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Academic research about Emacs

I am looking for academic research about Emacs. Any disciplines are interesting; psychology, economics, design, computer science including subdisciplines such as HCI and software engineering, ...
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Number of Emacs users in the world?

I saw someone on Twitter posing the question: It struck me as a very interesting question and got me thinking about how large the community actually is! I came up with two data points: Based on the ...