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Re: Pretest?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Pretest?
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 08:10:50 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     > I think that in cases like this server.el should display the new buffer
>     > in another window, so that the user knows to go over and edit it.
>     If the user wants server.el to display emacsclient-sent buffers in
>     another window or frame, he can set server-window.
> Yes, but that is a different issue.  I am talking about what to do
> when emacsclient wants to display a buffer, but something like a
> minibuffer or an isearch prevents it from switching effectively to
> that buffer in the normal way.
> It should display that buffer in another window, and not abort
> anything.
>     And IIRC, both the current isearch issue and the previous
>     patch to abort recursive editing were prompted by users considering
>     not doing that as a bug.
> I thought they complained because the buffer was not visible.

You can't show the buffer if an isearch is going on in a single frame
with a single window and you are not going to interrupt isearch.

David Kastrup

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