Announcing Barry's Emacs 8.7.0

Barry Scott

Barry's Emacs is available for Linux, Windows and macOS.

There are kits for macOS, Windows, Fedora 32, 31 and 50, Centos 8, 7 6.

Please see for the installation instructions.

New in 8.7.0
* New spell module provides spell-check-buffer, spell-check-region,
spell-check-word-in-buffer and more.

For Windows and macOS include dictionaries for en_GB, en_US, en_CA and en_AU
for other OS use the installed Hunspell dictionaries.

spell check is not built for Centos 6 and 7.

* New lua-mode for editing lua script files.
* Rework Emacs documentation (browsers now implement cross-site-script
security features that stopped the old docs from working).
* Implement dark-mode for the Emacs documentation.
* Add emacs_doc: logical name to access the files in the documentation folder.