Jul 20, 2023

Light Emacs-clone with Japanese support

Ng is a very light weight Emacs clone editor, written in C. It doesn’t have Lisp, so only limited customization is possible. Since you can invoke it very quickly compared with real GNU Emacs, it is particularly useful for editing files that only require small changes.

NgNihongo Micro Gnu Emacs is a Mg Micro Gnu Emacs’s japanese port. Ng supports EUC, JIS and SJIS code. Ng also have rather simple C-mode. It is also very useful even if you don’t need Japanese support.

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