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Re: creating empty file

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: creating empty file
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 09:12:06 +0200

> From: Christoph Conrad <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug,comp.emacs
>     > The state of the filesystem should depend only on the buffer's
>     > state when doing "C-x s", not on the buffer's history.
> Surely that's true and desirable. In the last consequence this means
> that you could reliably detect when a sequence of modifications results
> in the same state of the buffer as the state at the time the buffer was
> loaded, so that the buffer should be marked unmodified.

I'm not so sure.  One of the popular ways to save a buffer even if it
is unmodified is to insert a character, then delete it, and type
"C-x C-s".  So this should at least be controlled by a user option,
not a permanent change.

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