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Jove is a compact, powerful, Emacs-style text-editor. It provides the common emacs keyboard bindings, together with a reasonable assortment of the most popular advanced features (e.g., interactive shell windows, compile-it, language specific modes) while weighing in with CPU, memory, and disk requirements comparable to vi.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  28 Feb 2003 18:07

    Release Notes: A screen update bug involving the scrolling region has been fixed. MESG_SIZE has been increased to support wider terminals.

    •  29 Jan 2003 22:07

      Release Notes: This release allows $TERM for iprocs to be configured, adjusts the types of parameters of truncstrsub and jamstrsub (lint), and adjusts jove.spec for yet another new rpmbuild requirement.

      •  22 Mar 2002 17:38

        Release Notes: Updating the license to comply with the DSFG.

        •  22 Feb 2002 22:56

          Release Notes: Portability enhancements.

          •  12 Jan 2002 21:34

            Release Notes: Portability fixes.

            Recent comments

            22 Mar 2013 13:59 brlcad

            Hooji et al., the BRL-CAD project has bundled a version of Jove that compiles cleanly on OS X for nearly a decade now. The OS X binary distributions up through 7.22 include it in their install. Cheers!

            27 May 2004 09:32 blenda

            Handy app, and also Free Software
            I find this app handy when Emacs is to heavy.

            NB: This is the license of jove: "This program is Copyright (C) 1986-2002 by Jonathan Payne. JOVE is provided by Jonathan and Jovehacks without charge and without warranty. You may copy, modify, and/or distribute JOVE, provided that this notice is included in all the source files and documentation."

            12 Jun 2002 13:01 cord

            Re: OS X version of Jove?
            Did you try to compile it on MacOS X?

            However: it would be better if you try to contact the Authors directly.

            18 May 2002 09:07 hooji

            OS X version of Jove?

            It would be nice to have a version of Jove that runs in a
            terminal window on OS X. It should be an easy port
            since OS X is unix.

            Thank You.



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