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Re: o to save file prompting


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: Re: o to save file prompting
Date: 21 Feb 2001 06:25:06 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "ZSH" == ShengHuo ZHU <address@hidden> writes:

ZSH> Dan Jacobson  writes:
>> Do repeated o's to save several messages [to the same file].  Note
>> that though its action is to append, both the confirmation prompt,
>> nor the "Wrote /home/jidanni/xmexx" give any clue that one is
>> appending, not overwriting.  A uninformed user would be afraid to
>> use the o key!

ZSH> Emacs (write-region) gives this message though appending.
ZSH> Technically, it is right when Emacs "wrote" the file.  Gnus can
ZSH> do nothing about it.

Ok, I hope the emacs maintainers could make a different message when appending.
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