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bug#13566: 24.1; Too easy to forget things with remember


From: Reuben Thomas
Subject: bug#13566: 24.1; Too easy to forget things with remember
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 12:40:41 +0100

On 14 May 2013 08:42, Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:
Reuben Thomas wrote:

> The *Remember* buffer, as a non-file-visiting buffer, does not cause a
> prompt when you kill it or exit Emacs with the contents unsaved. This is
> unfortunate: I just lost 15 minutes' work when I hit C-x C-c in
> remember-mode by mistake instead of C-c C-c.
>
> I can fix this particular problem by adding
>
> (lambda nil (setq buffer-offer-save t))
>
> to remember-mode-hook, but shouldn't this be the default behavior?

Sounds right, please apply.
Or maybe (I don't use remember) you want to add remember-finalize to
kill-emacs-hook or kill-emacs-query-functions.

It seems to me that it's more consistent to make Emacs prompt to save the remember buffer, as it does for other unsaved buffers (the alternative suggested here would make Emacs silently save the remember buffer if exited), but I'd appreciate some guidance.

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