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Re: `buffer-list' and the frame-parameter `buffer-predicate'

From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: `buffer-list' and the frame-parameter `buffer-predicate'
Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2002 20:26:50 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> Now I understand.  The idea of limiting which buffers you can switch
> to is not the issue, I think.  What you want to do is limit that
> buffers are included in lists that are shown or offered to you.

Basically, yes. I think the behaviour of `bury-buffer', for example,
does matter, too. But basically that's it. Sorry, if I explained it in
an unclear way.

> As for making this a feature in Emacs, the question is whether people
> can develop simple and easy-to-use ways of specifying which buffers
> to list for each frame.  I think that is the crucial issue.
> If those methods are simple and don't require users to remember a lot,
> they could be widely used.  Otherwise they won't be used much, so it
> is not worth the trouble of adding them.

I see. I guess, it is up to me to invent something clever then, if I

    -- Oliver

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