This email is to inform you about the release of version '2.1.8' of 'GNU
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The changes in this release are as follows:
This release includes some long overdue performance improvements in
syntax color highlighting, the ability to abort running searches
(useful mainly when editing very large files), and the ability to use
nano like a pager for viewing standard input (i.e. "nano -").
Additionally, there are gentoo syntax highlighting updates and fixes
for issues with reading files in a directory with strange parent
directory permissions. The key bindings code was also substantially
changed in order to be more ISO-C compatible.
5 - Major feature enhancements
Mon, Jan 10th 2000 09:38 (9 years, 1 month ago)
GNU nano (Nano's ANOther editor, or Not ANOther editor) is an enhanced
clone of the Pico text editor.
[Development Status ] 5 - Production/Stable
[Environment ] Console (Text Based) :: Curses
[Intended Audience ] Developers, End Users/Desktop, System
[License ] OSI Approved :: GNU General Public License (GPL),
OSI Approved :: GNU General Public License v3
[Operating System ] Microsoft :: Windows :: Windows 95/98/ME, Microsoft
:: Windows :: Windows NT/2000/XP, POSIX :: BSD, POSIX :: GNU/Hurd, POSIX ::
HP-UX, POSIX :: IRIX, POSIX :: Linux
[Programming Language] C
[Topic ] Text Editors
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