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Re: Pretest?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Pretest?
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 10:19:49 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.95 (gnu/linux)

>>> You can't show the buffer if an isearch is going on in a single frame
>>> with a single window and you are not going to interrupt isearch.
>> Why not?  Why can't it pop up in a new window?
> Where would that window be?  Are you talking about splitting the
> frame?

Well, yes: a *new* window.

> That might involve recentering.

Big deal!

> It would also be out of character to move window-point to the new window,
> since isearch does not normally offer a way to do window changes without
> exiting isearch.

Well, as I said in my PS whether it's a good idea or not is a separate
issue.  I was asking specifically why you thought it "can't" be done.


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