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[ANNOUNCE] nano-2.9.4 is released

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] nano-2.9.4 is released
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2018 11:36:01 +0100
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2018.03.08 - GNU nano 2.9.4 "Isabel" allows binding a key to a string
             (any piece of text and/or commands), permits customizing
             the color of error messages with 'set errorcolor', colors
             those error messages by default in bright white on red,
             makes <Enter> at the bottom of the screen scroll just one
             row when --smooth is used, does not fail when redoing a
             file insertion, and cancels a Shift-selection when any
             cursor key is pressed without Shift even when the cursor
             cannot move.  Further, it treats tabs fully the same as
             spaces when doing automatic hard-wrapping, allows syntax
             names to be unquoted, and removes two deprecated options
             and six deprecated bindable function names.

GNU nano is a simple and easy-to-use editor for on the terminal.

The tarball and its signature are here:

Note: the signing key has changed -- the new key has been signed
with the old key and is attached to this message.

Specific bugs that were fixed in this release:  (rebind a key to a string [request])  (a tab was hard-wrapped differently)  (tiny memory leak)  (another tiny leak)  (a few inaccurate command descriptions)  (cancel Shift-selection on Arrow press)  (redoing a file insertion failed)

Changes between v2.9.3 and v2.9.4:

Brand Huntsman (1):
      color: remove unneeded bright comparision to prevent duplicate pairs

David Lawrence Ramsey (3):
      docs: mention that errorcolor does have default colors
      input: don't stop prepending when the user adds text via a shortcut
      tweaks: fix typo in rebindable function name

Tom Levy (1):
      syntax: go: highlight also floats with leading zeroes as valid

Benno Schulenberg (66):
      bindings: make a key defined as string work also in browser and viewer
      bindings: rename the bindable function 'gototext' to 'flipgoto'
      bindings: revert the ^/ changes, as ^/ is not always Go-To-Line
      bindings: show ^/ instead of ^_ for Go-To-Line
      build: fix compilation when configured with --enable-tiny
      bump version numbers and add a news item for the 2.9.4 release
      docs: mention that a key can be bound to a string
      docs: note also in the Info manual that text can be selected with Shift
      editing: when --smooth is used, make <Enter>-at-bottom scroll one row
      general: detect in a better way whether we're running on a Linux console
      gnulib: update to its current upstream state
      goto: avoid a segfault, by initializing 'answer' when it is NULL
      help: mention that some keys work on a region when the mark is on
      help: tweak the descriptions of ^X and ^R
      input: handle the implant() function separately also for the prompt
      input: handle the implant() function separately, as it is special
      memory: avoid a leak when toggling from Search to Goto
      memory: squeal when there is something wrong, instead of stumbling on
      new feature: allow binding a key to a string (in a nanorc file)
      po: update translations and regenerate POT file and PO files
      prompt: disallow pasting when in restricted mode
      rcfile: allow a syntax name to be unquoted
      search: clear the existing answer when starting a new search
      search: get rid of some unneeded recursion when just toggling things
      selecting: cancel the softmark upon any attempt to move the cursor
      small addition: allow customizing the color of an error message
      syntax: color also ^/ in nano's help texts and in nanorc files
      syntaxes: remove quotes from each syntax name, and color it differently
      syntax: nanorc: color also bindings to a string as valid
      tweaks: adjust comments and indentation after the previous change
      tweaks: adjust two comments, move two declarations, rewrap three lines
      tweaks: appease valgrind concerning syscalls with uninitialized values
      tweaks: condense a comment and elide an 'if'
      tweaks: correct a typo in NEWS
      tweaks: correct a typo that broke binding a key to a string
      tweaks: do not needlessly renumber the lines in the buffer
      tweaks: don't call strcmp() to determine whether a string is empty
      tweaks: drop an assert, add a warning, and change a 'for' to a 'while'
      tweaks: drop some debugging stuff, and adjust what remains of it
      tweaks: elide another variable, to call a function less often
      tweaks: elide an unneeded variable
      tweaks: elide an unneeded variable
      tweaks: elide an unneeded variable
      tweaks: elide an unused variable and parameter
      tweaks: elide two unneeded booleans
      tweaks: exclude an unlikely error message from the tiny version
      tweaks: exclude an unlikely warning from the tiny version
      tweaks: fix a copy-and-paste error
      tweaks: make the fsfromline() call only for the undo types that need it
      tweaks: plug a memory leak when using Verbatim Input at a prompt
      tweaks: refactor the implanting of a key expansion
      tweaks: remove another superfluous check
      tweaks: remove a superfluous check
      tweaks: remove two deprecated options and six rebindable function names
      tweaks: remove two superfluous checks, and restrict two others
      tweaks: rename a parameter and a variable, to be more fitting
      tweaks: rename a variable to be more distinct and greppable
      tweaks: rename two variables, to be more meaningful
      tweaks: reshuffle some code, to be slightly less ugly
      tweaks: reshuffle some of the search-and-replace cleanup calls
      tweaks: reshuffle the undo types into mostly the same order everywhere
      tweaks: shorten the name of two record elements
      tweaks: slightly rewrap the FAQ's table of contents
      tweaks: transform a 'do' to a 'while', and reshuffle a comment
      tweaks: unabbreviate two variable names
      undo: when redoing, don't try to find a line number that might not exist



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