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Re: [PATCH] find-file-noselect-1

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] find-file-noselect-1
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2005 11:14:58 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

> I am just using find-file-noselect to recover the name of the buffer.
> I have a buffer and a file associated with it.  Generally, I don't see the
> big deal whether I pass the buffer-name or filename across the functions.

When you know that the file necessarily corresponds to a buffer and you want
to do something to the buffer rather than to the file, then you really
should pass the buffer, not the file name.

> However since the code is part of find-file-hook, I'll pass the
> buffer-name to avoid the possibility of some kind of recursion.

Better pass the *buffer* rather than the *buffer name*.


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