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Re: How to view raw text in Emacs?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: How to view raw text in Emacs?
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:17:12 +0300

> From: Ben Bacarisse <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 22:18:51 +0100
> 
> A word of caution from this function's description
> 
>   If Emacs already has a buffer which is visiting the file, you
>   get the existing buffer, regardless of whether it was created
>   literally or not.

"Same buffer" doesn't mean the same contents.  When the file is
already being visited, you can get the same buffer, but its contents
will be erased and populated anew with literally what's in the file,
without any conversions.



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