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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 17:44:24 +0100

On 14 May 2013 17:14, Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:
Reuben Thomas wrote:

> Auto-save protection would be nice, but that seems like a separate issue,
> unless you're also suggesting that the prompt-on-exit for an unfinalized
> remember buffer should be to save in a temporary file (which could be
> confusing, especially for a user who doesn't use desktop.el or some other
> session support), in which case I'm not sure it's a good idea.

Maybe use write-contents-functions to make saving actually finalize.

Could you summarize what you're suggesting now, please? I previously suggested one change, to add (setq buffer-offer-save t) to the function "remember". Your suggestions taken together seem to involve multiple changes to achieve a) the same result as mine and b) auto-save protection, which seems worthwhile if it's similarly simple.
 
It's a shame to see existing small functionality reimplemented by a
mammoth package. But if no-one cares enough to do anything about it,
that's how it is I suppose.

I'm not sure it makes a lot of difference if org-capture is as simple to use, since org-mode is shipped as part of Emacs.

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