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Google Code shutting down, future of ErgoEmacs

Google announced that they are going to shut down Google Code. See http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/2015/03/farewell-to-google-code.htmlErgoEmacs is hosted on Google Code. https://code.google.com/p/ergoemacs/. What to do?ErgoEmacs started in 2008. The goal was to create a binary usable emacs for Microsoft Windows, Mac. Note: a binary, that anyone who never heard of emacs can download and immediatly be productive like a notepad. No tech talk, but dense tech info available for those who look. Not some “welcome to the powerful editor emacs you must have heard, welcome to the elite hacker commu, now git clone this and that and unix then make, and set env var bash linux and open source be with you happy hacking fuck”Thanks to David Capello's work over the years, the Windows binary became a reality and served its purpose well for a number of years. However, Mac version never came about.Since about 2012, ErgoEmacs became largely dormant. David got other things to do, and i also got …