Version 27.1 of the Emacs text editor is now available.

For more information on Emacs, see:

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Emacs 27.1 has a wide variety of new features, including:

  - Built-in support for arbitrary-size integers
  - Text shaping with HarfBuzz
  - Native support for JSON parsing
  - Better support for Cairo drawing
  - Portable dumping used instead of unexec
  - Support for XDG conventions for init files
  - Additional early-init initialization file
  - Lexical-binding is used by default
  - Built-in support for tab bar and tab-line
  - Support for resizing and rotating of images without ImageMagick

There are many more changes; for a summary see the etc/NEWS file, which
you can view from Emacs with `C-h n'.

For the complete list of changes and the people who made them, see the
various ChangeLog files in the source distribution.  For a summary of
all the people who have contributed to Emacs, see the etc/AUTHORS file.

The online manuals and website will be updated shortly.

Printed copies of the Emacs manual are available for purchase from the
Free Software Foundation's online store at:


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