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bug#4041: 23.0.92; Emacs 23: buffer point is no longer frame-local


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#4041: 23.0.92; Emacs 23: buffer point is no longer frame-local
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 12:46:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.90 (gnu/linux)

martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:

> We'd have to handle two issues:
>
> (1) If a buffer is shown nowhere else and you `switch-to-buffer' to it,
>     you probably want it to show it at the actual position of `point' -
>     whatever that means for you.
>
> (2) If the buffer is already shown on another frame with `point' visible
>     it makes sense to `switch-to-buffer' at some position it earlier had
>     on the present frame.
>
> Whatever we did here, it would make `switch-to-buffer' behave
> inconsistently.

But it'd be the natural thing to do, I think.

> I still think that the OP instead of
>
>> 8) switch to buffer *scratch* (or any other buffer)
>> 9) switch to buffer BUF
>
> should switch to the previous buffer in 9).

People commonly use `C-x b' to switch buffers...

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