- Syntax highlighting and indentation improvements
- Cleaner code
- Better support for newer versions of Emacs
- Cleaner and more consistent templates
- Integrated support for flymake, an on-the-fly code checking system
Also, the erlware-mode is an actively maintained (by me) open source project hosted at github. You are welcome to contribute to it by forking the git tree and sending in patches or pull requests.
To start using the mode, download it, and follow the instructions in the README file.