Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 14000
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1998/4/22-24 [Computer/SW/Editors/Emacs, Computer/HW, Computer/SW/OS/Windows] UID:14000 Activity:kinda low
4/23    Where can I get a copy of emacs for PC? NT preferrably.
        \_ Check the FAQ (<DEAD>www.geek-girl.com/emacs/faq/93.html<DEAD> you
           amorous donkey: ftp://cs.washington.edu/pub/ntemacs/
        \_ ftp://ftp.freebsd.com/
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