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bug#23738: [feature request] eww allow multiple buffer


From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: bug#23738: [feature request] eww allow multiple buffer
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:09:24 -0500

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 2:50 PM, Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Mark Oteiza <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> What happens when I navigate to another site in the same buffer?  Then
>> the buffer name is deceptive.  Both s and S show the site and/or title,
>> and the header line of the eww buffer always has both, so this change seems
>> strange IMHO.
>
> On the other hand, we also have other buffers that have names that
> may become misleading after a while.  For instance:
>
> (buffer-name) -> "*unsent wide reply to Mark Oteiza*"
>
> Even if I remove you from the headers, the buffer doesn't change name.
> :-)  So there's precedence.

There's precedence in the other direction too: when you do
dired-find-alternate-file the buffer name changes.

> The fourth is to revert to the previous meaningless buffer names, i.e.,
> *eww*<254> etc.

If the buffer name will be meaningless, setting
`list-buffers-directory' to the url so it shows up in the buffer
listing could be useful.





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