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Transparent GIF support in Emacs 24

Tuesday 02 November 2010 Emacs, GIF Comments

Last week, I wrote a couple of patches to add support for transparency when Emacs is displaying GIF images.

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No more dashes in Emacs 24 mode-line

Wednesday 20 October 2010 Emacs Comments

We all know the good old Emacs mode-line you got under every window. Since the beginning (a long time ago), it starts and ends with dashes. I've proposed a patch to remove them.

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Enhancing Emacs mouse avoidance

Tuesday 19 October 2010 Emacs Comments

Recent Emacs versions have a wonderful capacity to hide the mouse pointer as soon as you type and insert characters in a buffer. This is controlled by the `make-pointer-invisible' variable, which is set to t by default.

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Why notmuch is not much good

Thursday 07 October 2010 Sieve, Mail Comments

I've recently got a mail from one of my faithful reader, asking why not considering notmuch.

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Gnus and Gravatar support

Saturday 25 September 2010 Emacs, Gnus, Gravatar Comments

This last couple of days I've been dedicated making Gnus… fresher.

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Gnus news is good news!

Thursday 23 September 2010 Emacs, Gnus Comments

As I already wrote too many times, I've started to use Gnus 6 months ago, and never looked back.

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Emacs, Org, whatever the weather!

Wednesday 08 September 2010 Emacs, Org, Google Weather Comments

Another week, another Emacs extension!

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Emacs and OfflineIMAP

Friday 03 September 2010 Emacs Comments

I recently decided to use OfflineIMAP to synchronize my mails on my laptop. It's a great piece of software, and allows me to read my mail while I'm offline.

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Emacs, Google Maps and BBDB

Wednesday 18 August 2010 Emacs, BBDB, Google Maps Comments

Today's fun idea was to put all my contacts stored into BBDB on a Google Maps' map, using my Google Maps extension for Emacs.

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Updating muse-el in Debian

Sunday 15 August 2010 Debian, Emacs Comments
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