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Re: C-x C-q more useful as toggle-read-only

From: Michael J Downes
Subject: Re: C-x C-q more useful as toggle-read-only
Date: 26 Oct 2000 11:08:05 -0400

address@hidden (Andre Spiegel) writes:

> On the positive side, the new VC does handle the special case that
> someone complained about: if a file is "locked" (or "modified") but
> the buffer is read-only, then C-x C-q will simply make the buffer (and
> if needed, also the file) writable, because that is the most sensible
> thing to do in that situation.

Sounds good to me. I'd like to reiterate my gratitude to all those who
have written Emacs code. We the users owe you a big debt and I apologize
for letting what look to me now like some overly dramatic overtones
creep into my earlier post.

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