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bug#4041: 23.0.92; Emacs 23: buffer point is no longer frame-local


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#4041: 23.0.92; Emacs 23: buffer point is no longer frame-local
Date: Sat, 08 Oct 2011 08:23:11 +0200

> Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 14:09:14 -0700
> From: Steve Yegge <address@hidden>
> Cc: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> 
> However, over the decades I have noticed that when I have two or
> more windows open to the same buffer on the same frame, it is almost
> always because I want to establish N > 1 persistent working locations
> within that buffer.  In fact it is rarely useful to have two windows open
> to the same buffer location, as they merely echo each other.  So
> I would posit that my "multiple persistent working locations" use case
> is likely to be the most common reason for users to have N > 1
> windows displaying the same buffer in a given frame.

+1

> Thus I would be happiest if there were an option such that every
> window tracks the buffer positions of every buffer that it visits,
> and when switching back to a buffer B that it has already visited,
> each window displays B at the same position it last displayed B.

+1





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