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Re: A few questions about desktop.el

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: A few questions about desktop.el
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 09:34:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Richard M. Stallman" <address@hidden> writes:

>     It's quite useful, and it'll be great the day we can make it
>     save/restore window and frame configurations. But I don't think
>     there's an easy way to turn a window configuration into elisp and back
> It is straightforward to do walk-windows and record the size and
> contents of each leaf window.  It's necessary in addition to record
> the structure.  I think this can be deduced from that info as
> follows:

There is no guarantee that the stored desktop file will get used on
the same display, not even with the same Emacs.  And what if you do
emacs -nw ?

It sounds like something that has potential for problems, certainly
enough to push it till after release.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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