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1 About
2 =====
3
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4 Edit with Emacs is an extension for Google's Chrome(ium) browser family
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5 that allows you to edit text areas on your browser in a more full
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6 featured editor. It does this in conjunction with an "Edit Server"
7 which services requests by the browser. This is because extensions
8 cannot spawn new processes as a security measure.
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10 The extension packages native elisp version that can be run inside
11 GNU Emacs itself, just follow the instructions from the options page
12 of the extension. It has been known to work with GNU Emacs and
13 Aquamacs (MacOS); it is presently not compatible with XEmacs.
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15 Other example edit servers can be found at the project homepage. There
16 is no reason why other server scripts could not spawn other editors
17 and currently a number of servers support the simple URL based
18 protocol.
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20 This extension is licensed under the GPL v3 and development versions
21 can be found at: http://github.com/stsquad/emacs_chrome
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23 Hacking
24 =======
25
26 This modeline should be used in every source file to keep indentation
27 consistent:
28 // -*- tab-width:2; indent-tabs-mode:t -*- vim: set noet ts=2:
29 This tells both emacs and vim to use actual tab characters, and to
30 display tabs as 2 columns wide.
31
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32 History
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34
35 Dave Hilley [1] wrote the original proof of concept that showed it
36 could be done. I [2] then hacked around with the Javascript to make
37 the behaviour more like the classic It's All Text add-on available to
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38 Firefox.
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40 [1] http://www.thegibson.org/blog/archives/689
41 [2] http://www.bennee.com/~alex
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43 Authors
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45
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46 Edit with Emacs is open source and is brought to you thanks to
47 contributions from the following people:
48
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49 David Hilley
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50 Alex Bennée
6542833 @stsquad Updates to fix the edit server from Riccardo Murri
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51 Riccardo Murri
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52 Niels Giesen
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53 Wei Hu
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54 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
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55 Chris Houser
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56 Robert Goldman
57 Phil Pennock
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58 Sudish Joseph
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59 IRIE Shinsuke
abc55f3 @stsquad Update docs for another contributor
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60 Nelson Elhage
2686824 @stsquad From: "David J. Biesack" <David.Biesack@sas.com>
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61 David J. Biesack
aa782b1 @cbbrowne Fix spelling
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62 Christopher Browne
6e425be @stsquad Update NEWS/README prepare for v1.8
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63 Mark Shroyer
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64 Remco van 't Veer
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65 John Croisant
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66 Tim Cuthbertson
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67 Ryszard Szopa
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