Answering myself :) There is a new page (which I just set up today) on EmacsWiki called Research About Emacs, and also a Zotero group called Emacs for all your reference convenience. The former1 is, hopefully and potentially a growing, maintainable, close-to-Emacs-community and also search engine friendly page for documenting, disseminating, organizing and ...


The archives go back to the very beginning of the emacs-devel mailing-list, AFAIK. Before that, development discussions were split between the help-gnu-emacs list and a non-public emacs-core mailing-list (which stopped being used when emacs-devel was created). I don't think there are any archives of the emacs-core mailing-list.

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