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    1: @c This is part of the Emacs manual.
    2: @c Copyright (C) 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    3: @c See file emacs.texi for copying conditions.
    4: @node Acknowledgments, Screen, Concept Index, Top
    5: @chapter Acknowledgments
    6: 
    7: Many people have contributed code included in the Free Software
    8: Foundation's distribution of GNU Emacs.  To show our appreciation for
    9: their public spirit, we list here those who have written substantial
   10: portions.
   11: 
   12: @itemize @bullet
   13: @item
   14: Per Abrahamsen wrote the customization buffer facilities, as well as
   15: @file{double.el} for typing accented characters not normally available
   16: from the keyboard, @file{xt-mouse.el} which handles mouse commands
   17: through Xterm, and @file{cpp.el} which hides or highlights parts of C
   18: programs according to preprocessor conditionals.
   19: 
   20: @item
   21: Jay K. Adams wrote @file{jka-compr.el}, providing automatic
   22: decompression and recompression for compressed files.
   23: 
   24: @item
   25: Joe Arceneaux wrote the original text property implementation, and
   26: implemented support for X11.
   27: 
   28: @item
   29: Boaz Ben-Zvi wrote @file{profile.el}, to time Emacs Lisp functions.
   30: 
   31: @item
   32: Jim Blandy wrote Emacs 19's input system, brought its configuration and
   33: build process up to the GNU coding standards, and contributed to the
   34: frame support and multi-face support.
   35: 
   36: @item
   37: Terrence M. Brannon wrote @file{landmark.el}, a neural-network robot
   38: that learns landmarks.
   39: 
   40: @item
   41: Frank Bresz wrote @file{diff.el}, a program to display @code{diff}
   42: output.
   43: 
   44: @item
   45: Peter Breton implemented @file{dirtrack} which does better tracking of
   46: directory changes in shell buffers, @file{filecache.el} which records
   47: which directories your files are in, @file{locate.el} which interfaces
   48: to the @code{locate} command, @file{net-utils.el}, and the ``generic
   49: mode'' feature.
   50: 
   51: @item
   52: Kevin Broadey wrote @file{foldout.el}, providing folding extensions to
   53: Emacs's outline modes.
   54: 
   55: @item
   56: Vincent Broman wrote @file{ada.el}, a mode for editing Ada code
   57: (since replaced by @file{ada-mode.el}).
   58: 
   59: @item
   60: David M. Brown wrote @file{array.el}, for editing arrays and other
   61: tabular data.
   62: 
   63: @item
   64: Bill Carpenter provided @file{feedmail.el}.
   65: 
   66: @item
   67: Hans Chalupsky wrote @file{advice.el}, an overloading mechanism for
   68: Emacs Lisp functions, and @file{trace.el}, a tracing facility for Emacs
   69: Lisp.
   70: 
   71: @item
   72: Bob Chassell wrote @file{texnfo-upd.el} and @file{makeinfo.el}, modes
   73: and utilities for working with Texinfo files.
   74: 
   75: @item
   76: James Clark wrote @file{sgml-mode.el}, a mode for editing SGML
   77: documents, and contributed to Emacs's dumping procedures.
   78: 
   79: @item
   80: Mike Clarkson wrote @file{edt.el}, an emulation of DEC's EDT editor.
   81: 
   82: @item
   83: Glynn Clements provided @file{gamegrid.el} and a couple of games that
   84: use it, Snake and Tetris.
   85: 
   86: @item
   87: Andrew Csillag wrote M4 mode (@file{m4-mode.el}).
   88: 
   89: @item
   90: Doug Cutting and Jamie Zawinski wrote @file{disass.el}, a disassembler
   91: for compiled Emacs Lisp code.
   92: 
   93: @item
   94: Michael DeCorte wrote @file{emacs.csh}, a C-shell script that starts a
   95: new Emacs job, or restarts a paused Emacs if one exists.
   96: 
   97: @item
   98: Gary Delp wrote @file{mailpost.el}, an interface between RMAIL and the
   99: @file{/usr/uci/post} mailer.
  100: 
  101: @item
  102: Matthieu Devin wrote @file{delsel.el}, a package to make newly-typed
  103: text replace the current selection.
  104: 
  105: @item
  106: Eric Ding contributed @file{goto-addr.el}, 
  107: 
  108: @item
  109: Carsten Dominik wrote @file{reftex.el}, a package for setting up
  110: labels and cross-references for La@TeX{}.
  111: 
  112: @item
  113: Scott Draves wrote @file{tq.el}, help functions for maintaining
  114: transaction queues between Emacs and its subprocesses.
  115: 
  116: @item
  117: Viktor Dukhovni wrote support for dumping under SunOS version 4.
  118: 
  119: @item
  120: John Eaton co-wrote Octave mode (@file{octave.el} and related files).
  121: 
  122: @item
  123: Rolf Ebert co-wrote Ada mode (@file{ada-mode.el}).
  124: 
  125: @item
  126: Stephen Eglen implemented @file{mspools.el}, for use with Procmail,
  127: which tells you which mail folders have mail waiting in them, and
  128: @file{iswitchb.el}, a feature for incremental reading and completion of
  129: buffer names.
  130: 
  131: @item
  132: @c iftex
  133: Torbj@"orn
  134: @c end iftex
  135: @c ifinfo
  136: @c Torbjorn
  137: @c end ifinfo
  138: Einarsson contributed F90 mode (@file{f90.el}).
  139: 
  140: @item
  141: Tsugutomo Enami co-wrote the support for international character sets.
  142: 
  143: @item
  144: Hans Henrik Eriksen wrote @file{simula.el}, a mode for editing SIMULA 87
  145: code.
  146: 
  147: @item
  148: Michael Ernst wrote @file{reposition.el}, a command for recentering a
  149: function's source code and preceding comment on the screen.
  150: 
  151: @item
  152: Ata Etemadi wrote @file{cdl.el}, functions for working with Common Data
  153: Language source code.
  154: 
  155: @item
  156: Frederick Farnback implemented @file{morse.el}, which converts text to
  157: morse code.
  158: 
  159: @item
  160: Fred Fish wrote the support for dumping COFF executable files.
  161: 
  162: @item
  163: Karl Fogel wrote:
  164: @itemize @bullet
  165: @item
  166: @file{bookmark.el}, for creating named placeholders, saving them and
  167: jumping to them later,
  168: @item
  169: @file{mail-hist.el}, a history mechanism for outgoing mail messages, and
  170: @item
  171: @file{saveplace.el}, for preserving point's location in files between
  172: editing sessions.
  173: @end itemize
  174: 
  175: @item
  176: Gary Foster wrote the emulation for CRiSP: @file{crisp.el} and
  177: @file{scroll-lock.el}.
  178: 
  179: @item
  180: Noah Friedman wrote @file{rlogin.el}, an interface to Rlogin, and
  181: @file{type-break.el}, which reminds you to take periodic breaks from
  182: typing.  With Roland McGrath, he wrote @file{rsz-mini.el}, a minor mode
  183: to automatically resize the minibuffer to fit the text it contains.
  184: 
  185: @item
  186: Keith Gabryelski wrote @file{hexl.el}, a mode for editing binary files.
  187: 
  188: @item
  189: Kevin Gallagher rewrote and enhanced the EDT emulation, and wrote
  190: @file{flow-ctrl.el}, a package for coping with unsuppressible XON/XOFF
  191: flow control.
  192: 
  193: @item
  194: Kevin Gallo added multiple-frame support for Windows NT.
  195: 
  196: @item
  197: Howard Gayle wrote:
  198: @itemize @bullet
  199: @item
  200: the C and lisp code for display tables and case tables,
  201: @item
  202: @file{rot13.el}, a command to display the plaintext form of a buffer
  203: encoded with the Caesar cipher,
  204: @item
  205: much of the support for the ISO-8859 European character set (which
  206: includes @file{iso-ascii.el}, @file{iso-insert.el}, @file{iso-swed.el},
  207: @file{iso-syntax.el}, @file{iso-transl.el}, and @file{swedish.el}), and
  208: @item
  209: @file{vt100-led.el}, a package for controlling the LED's on
  210: VT100-compatible terminals.
  211: @end itemize
  212: 
  213: @item
  214: Stephen Gildea made the Emacs quick reference card.
  215: 
  216: @item
  217: David Gillespie wrote:
  218: @itemize @bullet
  219: @item
  220: Emacs 19's Common Lisp compatibility packages, replacing the old package
  221: by Cesar Augusto Quiroz Gonzalez,
  222: @item
  223: @file{complete.el}, a partial completion mechanism, and
  224: @item
  225: @file{edmacro.el}, a package for editing keyboard macros.
  226: @end itemize
  227: 
  228: @item
  229: Bob Glickstein contributed the @file{sregex.el} feature.
  230: 
  231: @item
  232: Boris Goldowsky wrote @file{avoid.el}, a package to keep the mouse
  233: cursor out of the way of the text cursor; @file{shadowfile.el}, a
  234: package for keeping identical copies of files in more than one place;
  235: @file{enriched.el}, a package for saving text properties in files;
  236: and @file{facemenu.el}, a package for specifying faces.
  237: 
  238: @item
  239: Michelangelo Grigni wrote @file{ffap.el} which visits a file,
  240: taking the file name from the buffer.
  241: 
  242: @item
  243: Odd Gripenstam wrote @file{dcl-mode.el}.
  244: 
  245: @item
  246: Michael Gschwind wrote @file{iso-cvt.el}, a package to convert between
  247: the ISO 8859-1 character set and the notations for non-@code{ASCII}
  248: characters used by @TeX{} and net tradition.
  249: 
  250: @item
  251: Henry Guillaume wrote @file{find-file.el}, a package to visit files
  252: related to the currently visited file.
  253: 
  254: @item
  255: Doug Gwyn wrote the portable @code{alloca} implementation.
  256: 
  257: @item
  258: Ken'ichi Handa implemented most of the support for international
  259: character sets.
  260: 
  261: @item
  262: Chris Hanson wrote @file{netuname.el}, a package to use HP-UX's Remote
  263: File Access facility from Emacs.
  264: 
  265: @item
  266: K. Shane Hartman wrote:
  267: @itemize @bullet
  268: @item
  269: @file{chistory.el} and @file{echistory.el}, packages for browsing
  270: command history lists,
  271: @item
  272: @file{electric.el} and @file{helper.el}, providing an alternative
  273: command loop and appropriate help facilities,
  274: @item
  275: @file{emacsbug.el}, a package for reporting Emacs bugs,
  276: @item
  277: @file{picture.el}, a mode for editing ASCII pictures, and
  278: @item
  279: @file{view.el}, a package for perusing files and buffers without editing
  280: them.
  281: @end itemize
  282: 
  283: @item
  284: John Heidemann wrote @file{mouse-copy.el} and @file{mouse-drag.el},
  285: which provide alternative mouse-based editing and scrolling features.
  286: 
  287: @item
  288: Markus Heritsch co-wrote Ada mode (@file{ada-mode.el}).
  289: 
  290: @item
  291: Karl Heuer wrote the original blessmail script, implemented the
  292: @code{intangible} text property, and rearranged the structure of the
  293: @code{Lisp_Object} type to allow for more data bits.
  294: 
  295: @item
  296: Manabu Higashida ported Emacs to the MS-DOS operating system.
  297: 
  298: @item
  299: Anders Holst wrote @file{hippie-exp.el}, a versatile completion and
  300: expansion package.
  301: 
  302: @item
  303: Kurt Hornik co-wrote Octave mode (@file{octave.el} and related files).
  304: 
  305: @item
  306: Tom Houlder wrote @file{mantemp.el}, which generates manual C++ template
  307: instantiations.
  308: 
  309: @item
  310: Lars Ingebrigtsen did a major redesign of the GNUS newsreader.
  311: 
  312: @item
  313: Andrew Innes contributed extensively to the Windows NT support.
  314: 
  315: @item
  316: Kyle Jones wrote @file{life.el}, a package to play Conway's ``life'' game,
  317: and @file{mldrag.el}, a package which allows the user to resize windows
  318: by dragging mode lines and vertical window separators with the mouse.
  319: 
  320: @item
  321: Tomoji Kagatani implemented @file{smtpmail.el}, used for sending out
  322: mail with SMTP.
  323: 
  324: @item
  325: David Kaufman wrote @file{yow.c}, an essential utility program for the
  326: hopelessly pinheaded.
  327: 
  328: @item
  329: Henry Kautz wrote @file{bib-mode.el}, a mode for maintaining
  330: bibliography databases compatible with @code{refer} (the @code{troff}
  331: version) and @code{lookbib}, and @file{refbib.el}, a package to convert
  332: those databases to the format used by the LaTeX text formatting package.
  333: 
  334: @item
  335: Howard Kaye wrote @file{sort.el}, commands to sort text in Emacs
  336: buffers.
  337: 
  338: @item
  339: Michael Kifer wrote @file{ediff.el}, an interactive interface to the
  340: @code{diff} and @code{patch} programs, and Viper, the newest emulation
  341: for VI.
  342: 
  343: @item
  344: Richard King wrote the first version of @file{userlock.el} and
  345: @file{filelock.c}, which provide simple support for multiple users
  346: editing the same file.
  347: @c We're not using his backquote.el any more.
  348: 
  349: @item
  350: Larry K. Kolodney wrote @file{cvtmail.c}, a program to convert the mail
  351: directories used by Gosling Emacs into RMAIL format.
  352: 
  353: @item
  354: Robert Krawitz wrote the original @file{xmenu.c}, part of Emacs's pop-up
  355: menu support.
  356: 
  357: @item
  358: Sebastian Kremer wrote Emacs 19's @code{dired-mode}, with contributions
  359: by Lawrence R. Dodd.
  360: 
  361: @item
  362: Geoff Kuenning wrote Emacs 19's @file{ispell.el}, based on work by Ken
  363: Stevens and others.
  364: 
  365: @item
  366: David K@ringaccent{a}gedal wrote @file{tempo.el}, providing support for
  367: easy insertion of boilerplate text and other common constructions.
  368: 
  369: @item
  370: Daniel LaLiberte wrote:
  371: @itemize @bullet
  372: @item
  373: @file{edebug.el}, a source-level debugger for Emacs Lisp,
  374: @item
  375: @file{cl-specs.el}, specifications to help @code{edebug} debug code
  376: written using David Gillespie's Common Lisp support,
  377: @item
  378: @file{cust-print.el}, a customizable package for printing lisp objects,
  379: @item
  380: @file{eval-reg.el}, a re-implementation of @code{eval-region} in Emacs
  381: Lisp, and
  382: @item
  383: @file{isearch.el}, Emacs 19's incremental search minor mode.
  384: @end itemize
  385: 
  386: @item
  387: James R. Larus wrote @file{mh-e.el}, an interface to the MH mail system.
  388: 
  389: @item
  390: Frederic Lepied contributed @file{expand.el}, which uses the abbrev
  391: mechanism for inserting programming constructs.
  392: 
  393: @item
  394: Lars Lindberg wrote @file{msb.el}, which provides more flexible menus
  395: for buffer selection, and rewrote @file{dabbrev.el}.
  396: 
  397: @item
  398: Eric Ludlam wrote the Speedbar package and @file{checkdoc.el}.
  399: 
  400: @item
  401: Neil M. Mager wrote @file{appt.el}, functions to notify users of their
  402: appointments.  It finds appointments recorded in the diary files
  403: generated by Edward M. Reingold's @code{calendar} package.
  404: 
  405: @item
  406: Ken Manheimer wrote @file{allout.el}, a mode for manipulating and
  407: formatting outlines, and @file{icomplete.el}, which provides incremental
  408: completion feedback in the minibuffer.
  409: 
  410: @item
  411: Bill Mann wrote @file{perl-mode.el}, a mode for editing Perl code.
  412: 
  413: @item
  414: Brian Marick and Daniel LaLiberte wrote @file{hideif.el}, support for
  415: hiding selected code within C @code{#ifdef} clauses.
  416: 
  417: @item
  418: Simon Marshall wrote:
  419: @itemize @bullet
  420: @item
  421: @file{fast-lock.el}, which caches the face data computed by Font Lock mode,
  422: @item
  423: @file{lazy-lock.el}, which delays fontification in Font Lock mode
  424: until text is actually displayed, and
  425: @item
  426: @file{regexp-opt.el}, which generates a regular expression from a list
  427: of strings.
  428: @end itemize
  429: 
  430: @item
  431: Bengt Martensson, Mark Shapiro, Mike Newton, Aaron Larson, and Stefan
  432: Schoef, wrote @file{bibtex.el}, a mode for editing Bib@TeX{}
  433: bibliography files.
  434:  
  435: @item
  436: Charlie Martin wrote @file{autoinsert.el}, which provides automatic
  437: mode-sensitive insertion of text into new files.
  438: 
  439: @item
  440: Thomas May wrote @file{blackbox.el}, a version of the traditional
  441: blackbox game.
  442: 
  443: @item
  444: Roland McGrath wrote:
  445: @itemize @bullet
  446: @item
  447: @file{compile.el}, a package for running compilations in a buffer, and
  448: then visiting the locations reported in error messages,
  449: @item
  450: @file{etags.el}, a package for jumping to function definitions and
  451: searching or replacing in all the files mentioned in a @file{TAGS} file,
  452: @item
  453: @file{find-dired.el}, for using @code{dired} commands on output from the
  454: @code{find} program, with Sebastian Kremer,
  455: @item
  456: @file{map-ynp.el}, a general purpose boolean question-asker,
  457: @item
  458: @file{autoload.el}, providing semi-automatic maintenance of autoload
  459: files, and
  460: @item
  461: @file{upd-copyr.el}, providing semi-automatic maintenance of copyright
  462: notices in source code.
  463: @end itemize
  464: 
  465: @item
  466: David Megginson wrote @file{derived.el}, which allows one to define new
  467: major modes by inheriting key bindings and commands from existing major
  468: modes.
  469: 
  470: @item
  471: Wayne Mesard wrote @file{hscroll.el} which does horizontal scrolling
  472: automatically.
  473: 
  474: @item
  475: Richard Mlynarik wrote:
  476: @itemize @bullet
  477: @item
  478: @file{cl-indent.el}, a package for indenting Common Lisp code,
  479: @item
  480: @file{ebuff-menu.el}, an ``electric'' browser for buffer listings,
  481: @item
  482: @file{ehelp.el}, bindings for browsing help screens,
  483: @item
  484: @file{rfc822.el}, a parser for E-mail addresses in the RFC-822 format,
  485: used in mail messages and news articles,
  486: @item
  487: @file{terminal.el}, a terminal emulator for Emacs subprocesses, and 
  488: @item
  489: @file{yow.el}, an essential utility (try @kbd{M-x yow}).
  490: @end itemize
  491: 
  492: @item
  493: Keith Moore wrote @file{aixcc.lex}, a pre-processor designed to help
  494: Emacs parse the error messages produced by the AIX C compiler.
  495: 
  496: @item
  497: Erik Naggum wrote the time-conversion functions, and has tested the
  498: latest source code daily.
  499: 
  500: @item
  501: Thomas Neumann and Eric Raymond wrote @file{makefile.el}, a mode for
  502: editing makefiles.
  503: 
  504: @item
  505: Jurgen Nickelsen wrote @file{ws-mode.el}, providing WordStar emulation.
  506: 
  507: @item
  508: Jeff Norden wrote @file{kermit.el}, a package to help the Kermit
  509: dialup communications program run comfortably in an Emacs shell buffer.
  510: 
  511: @item
  512: Andrew Norman wrote @file{ange-ftp.el}, providing transparent FTP support.
  513: 
  514: @item
  515: Jeff Peck wrote:
  516: @itemize @bullet
  517: @item
  518: @file{emacstool.c}, support for running Emacs under SunView/Sun Windows,
  519: @item
  520: @file{sun-curs.el}, cursor definitions for Sun Windows, and 
  521: @item
  522: @file{sun-fns.el}, providing mouse support for Sun Windows.
  523: @end itemize
  524: 
  525: @item
  526: Damon Anton Permezel wrote @file{hanoi.el}, an animated demonstration of
  527: the ``Towers of Hanoi'' puzzle.
  528: 
  529: @item
  530: Jens Petersen wrote @file{find-func.el}, which makes it easy to find
  531: the source code for an Emacs Lisp function or variable.
  532: 
  533: @item
  534: Daniel Pfeiffer wrote:
  535: @itemize @bullet
  536: @item
  537: @file{executable.el}
  538: @item
  539: @file{sh-script.el}, a mode for editing shell scripts,
  540: @item
  541: @file{skeleton.el}, implementing a concise language for writing
  542: statement skeletons, and
  543: @item
  544: @file{two-column.el}, a minor mode for simultaneous two-column editing.
  545: @end itemize
  546: 
  547: @item
  548: Fred Pierresteguy and Paul Reilly made Emacs work with X Toolkit
  549: widgets.
  550: 
  551: @item
  552: Christian Plaunt wrote @file{soundex.el}, an implementation of the
  553: Soundex algorithm for comparing English words by their pronunciation.
  554: 
  555: @item
  556: Francesco A. Potorti wrote @file{cmacexp.el}, providing a command which
  557: runs the C preprocessor on a region of a file and displays the results.
  558: 
  559: @item
  560: Michael D. Prange and Steven A. Wood wrote @file{fortran.el}, a mode for
  561: editing FORTRAN code.
  562: @c We're not distributing his tex-mode.el anymore; we're using Ed Reingold's.
  563: 
  564: @item
  565: Ashwin Ram wrote @file{refer.el}, commands to look up references in
  566: bibliography files by keyword.
  567: 
  568: @item
  569: Eric S. Raymond wrote:
  570: @itemize @bullet
  571: @item
  572: @file{vc.el}, an interface to the RCS and SCCS source code version
  573: control systems, with Paul Eggert,
  574: @item
  575: @file{gud.el}, a package for running source-level debuggers like GDB
  576: and SDB in Emacs,
  577: @item
  578: @file{asm-mode.el}, a mode for editing assembly language code,
  579: @item
  580: @file{cookie1.el}, support for ``fortune-cookie'' programs like
  581: @file{yow.el} and @file{spook.el},
  582: @item
  583: @file{finder.el}, a package for finding Emacs Lisp packages by keyword
  584: and topic,
  585: @item
  586: @file{lisp-mnt.el}, functions for working with the special headers used
  587: in Emacs Lisp library files, and
  588: @item
  589: code to set and make use of the @code{load-history} lisp variable, which
  590: records the source file from which each lisp function loaded into Emacs
  591: came.
  592: @end itemize
  593: 
  594: @item
  595: Edward M. Reingold wrote the extensive calendar and diary support (try
  596: @kbd{M-x calendar}), with contributions from Stewart Clamen, Paul
  597: Eggert, and Lara Rios.  Andy Oram contributed to its documentation.
  598: Reingold has also contributed to @file{tex-mode.el}, a mode for editing
  599: @TeX{} files, as have William F. Schelter, Dick King, Stephen Gildea,
  600: Michael Prange, and Jacob Gore.
  601: 
  602: @item
  603: Rob Riepel contributed @file{tpu-edt.el} and its associated files,
  604: providing an emulation of the VMS TPU text editor emulating the VMS EDT
  605: editor, and @file{vt-control.el}, providing some control functions for
  606: the DEC VT line of terminals.
  607: 
  608: @item
  609: Roland B. Roberts contributed much of the VMS support distributed with
  610: Emacs 19, along with Joseph M. Kelsey, and @file{vms-pmail.el}, support
  611: for using Emacs within VMS MAIL.
  612: 
  613: @item
  614: John Robinson wrote @file{bg-mouse.el}, support for the mouse on the BBN
  615: Bitgraph terminal.
  616: 
  617: @item
  618: Danny Roozendaal implemented @file{handwrite.el}, which converts text
  619: into ``handwriting.''
  620: 
  621: @item
  622: William Rosenblatt wrote @file{float.el}, implementing a floating-point
  623: numeric type using Lisp cons cells and integers.
  624: 
  625: @item
  626: Guillermo J. Rozas wrote @file{scheme.el}, a mode for editing Scheme
  627: code, and @file{fakemail.c}, an interface to the System V mailer.
  628: 
  629: @item
  630: Ivar Rummelhoff provided @file{winner.el}, which records
  631: recent window configurations so you can move back to them.
  632: 
  633: @item
  634: Wolfgang Rupprecht contributed Emacs 19's floating-point support
  635: (including @file{float-sup.el} and @file{floatfns.c}), and
  636: @file{sup-mouse.el}, support for the Supdup mouse on lisp machines.
  637: 
  638: @item
  639: James B. Salem and Brewster Kahle wrote @file{completion.el}, providing
  640: dynamic word completion.
  641: 
  642: @item
  643: Masahiko Sato wrote @file{vip.el}, an emulation of the VI editor.
  644: 
  645: @item
  646: William Schelter wrote @file{telnet.el}, support for @code{telnet}
  647: sessions within Emacs.
  648: 
  649: @item
  650: Ralph Schleicher contributed @file{battery.el}, a package for displaying
  651: laptop computer battery status, and @file{info-look.el}, a package for
  652: looking up Info documentation for symbols in the buffer.
  653: 
  654: @item
  655: Gregor Schmid wrote @file{tcl.el}, a mode for editing Tcl/Tk scripts.
  656: 
  657: @item
  658: Michael Schmidt and Tom Perrine wrote @file{modula2.el}, a mode for
  659: editing Modula-2 code, based on work by Mick Jordan and Peter Robinson.
  660: 
  661: @item
  662: Ronald S. Schnell wrote @file{dunnet.el}, a text adventure game.
  663: 
  664: @item
  665: Philippe Schnoebelen wrote @file{gomoku.el}, a Go Moku game played
  666: against Emacs, and @file{mpuz.el}, a multiplication puzzle.
  667: 
  668: @item
  669: Randal Schwartz wrote @file{pp.el}, a pretty-printer for lisp objects.
  670: 
  671: @item
  672: Manuel Serrano contributed the Flyspell package that does spell checking
  673: as you type.
  674: 
  675: @item
  676: Stanislav Shalunov wrote @file{uce.el}, for responding to unsolicited
  677: commercial email.
  678: 
  679: @item
  680: Richard Sharman contributed @file{hilit-chg.el}, which uses colors
  681: to inclidate recent editing changes.
  682: 
  683: @item
  684: Olin Shivers wrote:
  685: @itemize @bullet
  686: @item
  687: @file{comint.el}, a library for modes running interactive command-line-
  688: oriented subprocesses,
  689: @item
  690: @file{cmuscheme.el}, for running inferior Scheme processes,
  691: @item
  692: @file{inf-lisp.el}, for running inferior Lisp process, and
  693: @item
  694: @file{shell.el}, for running inferior shells.
  695: @end itemize
  696: 
  697: @item
  698: Sam Shteingold wrote @file{gulp.el}.
  699: 
  700: @item
  701: Espen Skoglund wrote @file{pascal.el}, a mode for editing Pascal code.
  702: 
  703: @item
  704: Rick Sladkey wrote @file{backquote.el}, a lisp macro for creating
  705: mostly-constant data.
  706: 
  707: @item
  708: Lynn Slater wrote @file{help-macro.el}, a macro for writing interactive
  709: help for key bindings.
  710: 
  711: @item
  712: Chris Smith wrote @file{icon.el}, a mode for editing Icon code.
  713: 
  714: @item
  715: David Smith wrote @file{ielm.el}, a mode for interacting with the Emacs
  716: Lisp interpreter as a subprocess.
  717: 
  718: @item
  719: Paul D. Smith wrote @file{snmp-mode.el}.
  720: 
  721: @item
  722: William Sommerfeld wrote @file{scribe.el}, a mode for editing Scribe
  723: files, and @file{server.el}, a package allowing programs to send files
  724: to an extant Emacs job to be edited.
  725: 
  726: @item
  727: Michael Staats wrote @file{pc-select.el}, which rebinds keys for
  728: selecting regions to follow many other systems.
  729: 
  730: @item
  731: Ake Stenhoff and Lars Lindberg wrote @file{imenu.el}, a framework for
  732: browsing indices made from buffer contents.
  733: 
  734: @item
  735: Peter Stephenson contributed @file{vcursor.el}, which implements a
  736: ``virtual cursor'' that you can move with the keyboard and use for
  737: copying text.
  738: 
  739: @item
  740: Sam Steingold wrote @file{midnight.el}.
  741: 
  742: @item
  743: Jonathan Stigelman wrote @file{hilit19.el}, a package providing
  744: automatic highlighting in source code buffers, mail readers, and other
  745: contexts.
  746: 
  747: @item
  748: Steve Strassman did not write @file{spook.el}, and even if he did, he
  749: really didn't mean for you to use it in an anarchistic way.
  750: 
  751: @item
  752: Jens T. Berger Thielemann wrote @file{word-help.el}, which is
  753: part of the basis for @file{info-look.el}.
  754: 
  755: @item
  756: Spencer Thomas wrote the original @file{dabbrev.el}, providing a command
  757: which completes the partial word before point, based on other nearby
  758: words for which it is a prefix.  He also wrote the original dumping
  759: support.
  760: 
  761: @item
  762: Jim Thompson wrote @file{ps-print.el}, which converts
  763: Emacs text to Postscript.
  764: 
  765: @item
  766: Masanobu Umeda wrote:
  767: @itemize @bullet
  768: @item
  769: GNUS, a featureful reader for Usenet news,
  770: @item
  771: @file{prolog.el}, a mode for editing Prolog code,
  772: @item
  773: @file{rmailsort.el}, a package for sorting messages in RMAIL folders,
  774: @item
  775: @file{metamail.el}, an interface to the Metamail program,
  776: @item
  777: @file{tcp.el}, emulation of the @code{open-network-stream} function for
  778: some Emacs configurations which lack it, and
  779: @item
  780: @file{timezone.el}, providing functions for dealing with time zones.
  781: @end itemize
  782: 
  783: @item
  784: Neil W. Van Dyke wrote @file{webjump.el}, a ``hot links'' package.
  785: 
  786: @item
  787: Ulrik Vieth implemented @file{meta-mode.el}, for editing MetaFont code.
  788: 
  789: @item
  790: Geoffrey Voelker wrote the Windows NT support.
  791: 
  792: @item
  793: Johan Vromans wrote @file{forms.el} and its associated files, defining a
  794: mode for filling in forms, and @file{iso-acc.el}, a minor mode providing
  795: electric accent keys for text using the ISO-8859 character set.
  796: 
  797: @item
  798: Barry Warsaw wrote:
  799: @itemize @bullet
  800: @item
  801: @file{assoc.el}, a set of utility functions for working with association
  802: lists,
  803: @item
  804: @file{cc-mode.el}, a major mode for editing C and C++ code, based on
  805: earlier work by Dave Detlefs, Stewart Clamen, and Richard Stallman,
  806: @item
  807: @file{elp.el}, a new profiler for Emacs Lisp programs.
  808: @item
  809: @file{man.el}, a mode for reading UNIX manual pages,
  810: @item
  811: @file{regi.el}, providing an AWK-like control structure for
  812: use in lisp programs, and
  813: @item
  814: @file{reporter.el}, providing customizable bug reporting for lisp
  815: packages.
  816: @item
  817: @file{supercite.el}, a minor mode for quoting sections of mail messages
  818: and news articles,
  819: @end itemize
  820: 
  821: @item
  822: Morten Welinder wrote:
  823: @itemize @bullet
  824: @item
  825: @file{desktop.el}, facilities for saving some of Emacs's state between
  826: sessions,
  827: @item
  828: @file{s-region.el}, commands for setting the region using the shift key
  829: and motion commands, and
  830: @item
  831: @file{dos-fns.el}, functions for use under MS-DOS.
  832: @end itemize
  833: 
  834: He also helped port Emacs to MS-DOS.
  835: 
  836: @item
  837: Joseph Brian Wells wrote:
  838: @itemize @bullet
  839: @item
  840: @file{apropos.el}, a command to find commands, functions, and variables
  841: whose names contain matches for a regular expression,
  842: @item
  843: @file{resume.el}, support for processing command-line arguments after
  844: resuming a suspended Emacs job, and
  845: @item
  846: @file{mail-extr.el}, a package for extracting names and addresses from
  847: mail headers, with contributions from Jamie Zawinski.
  848: @end itemize
  849: 
  850: @item
  851: Rodney Whitby and Reto Zimmermann wrote @file{vhdl-mode.el}.
  852: 
  853: @item
  854: Ed Wilkinson wrote @file{b2m.c}, a program to convert mail files from
  855: RMAIL format to Unix @code{mbox} format.
  856: 
  857: @item
  858: Mike Williams wrote @file{mouse-sel.el}, providing enhanced mouse
  859: selection, and @file{thingatpt.el}, a library of functions for finding
  860: the ``thing'' (word, line, s-expression) containing point.
  861: 
  862: @item
  863: Dale R. Worley wrote @file{emerge.el}, a package for interactively
  864: merging two versions of a file.
  865: 
  866: @item
  867: Tom Wurgler wrote @file{emacs-lock.el}, which makes it harder
  868: to exit with valuable buffers unsaved.
  869: 
  870: @item
  871: Eli Zaretskii made many standard Emacs features work on MS-DOS.
  872: 
  873: @item
  874: Jamie Zawinski wrote:
  875: @itemize @bullet
  876: @item
  877: Emacs 19's optimizing byte compiler, with Hallvard Furuseth,
  878: @item
  879: much of the support for faces and X selections,
  880: @item
  881: @file{mailabbrev.el}, a package providing automatic expansion of mail
  882: aliases, and
  883: @item
  884: @file{tar-mode.el}, providing simple viewing and editing commands for
  885: tar files.
  886: @end itemize
  887: 
  888: @item
  889: Ian T. Zimmerman wrote @file{gametree.el}.
  890: 
  891: @item
  892: Neal Ziring and Felix S. T. Wu wrote @file{vi.el}, an emulation of the
  893: VI text editor.
  894: @end itemize
  895: 
  896: Others too numerous to mention have reported and fixed bugs, and added
  897: features to many parts of Emacs.  We thank them for their generosity as
  898: well.
  899: 
  900: This list intended to mention every contributor of a major package or
  901: feature we currently distribute; if you know of someone we have omitted,
  902: please report that as a manual bug.

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