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Re: save-buffer like save-excursion


From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: save-buffer like save-excursion
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 21:35:08 -0400
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Stefan Monnier wrote:
>>> + Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>:
>>>
>>> | with-current-buffer (or save-current-buffer).
>>>
>>> Duh.  Another wheel reinvented (in my earlier post in the thread).
> 
>> Anytime I work on something in emacs I have the overwhelmingly feeling
>> it's already been done.  Half the time I turn out to be right.  The
>> naming conventions seem totally arbitrary, so even with apropos and
>> everything it's hard to find the function you want.
> 
>> Maybe I should ask again about the main project I'm working on.  Has an
>> ed emulator already been made for emacs?
> 
> I suspect some part of it might be included in viper.

I don't think so.  As far as I can tell, ed is almost nothing like vi.
Reviewing the Viper manual just now, I see no reference to ed.  Glad to
be corrected, though.

Matt Flaschen




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