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Re: I'm sorry that I tried to insert a DOS file

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: I'm sorry that I tried to insert a DOS file
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 08:40:40 +0200

On 13 Feb 2002, Luis Fernandes wrote:

> What about a "Save As..." option in the File menu (similar to word
> processors that allow files to be saved in various proprietary
> formats) that implements the functionality of C-x RET k blah blah
> blah 

I think the point here is that the user might not be aware that she wants 
to change the EOL format.  In such a case, C-x RET f and "Save As..." 
have the same problems.

The problem with "Save As..." suggestion is that Emacs asks for a file 
name, not a format, when you invoke that menu item, and, at least in the 
minibuffer dialog, there's no easy way of typing both a name and a 
format.  Perhaps it should ask one more question when invoked with an 

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