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Re: A wish, a plea

From: Frank Schmitt
Subject: Re: A wish, a plea
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 23:53:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.990 (gnu/linux)

Nic James Ferrier <address@hidden> writes:

>> Emacs gives the user total control, but that does not diminish the
>> importance of choosing reasonable defaults.  The current *scratch*
>> buffer is a punitive default; Hacksaw is suggesting that we choose
>> another default.
> I agree.
> I don't use it as a default.
> I really do use *scratch* for all sorts of things. But it shouldn't be
> the default.
> Maybe a ~/notes or ~/.emacs.d/notes ?

That's a very good idea IMO.

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