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Re: A wish, a plea

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: A wish, a plea
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 15:16:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.51 (gnu/linux)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Jason Rumney <address@hidden> writes:
>> David Kastrup wrote:
>>> Being reminded of Notepad and Word is not in itself good or bad.
>>> Could you explain where the peskiness lies?
>> You came up with one good source of peskiness yourself:
>>> Uh, it has the nasty side effect of starting to write to my disk
>>> without asking my confirmation.  If I have started several Emacs
>>> instances, I don't want them complaining about file locks and similar
>>> nonsense just because I use the *scratch* buffer in both.
> I never argued for abolishing the *scratch* buffer (not auto-saved).
> And I find it quite appropriate that two instances of modified
> *unnamed* buffers (auto-saved) will complain eventually.
> That's inherent in the design if we want to offer buffers that are not
> volatile but still basically anonymous.

Just noticed that auto-save will disambiguate auto-save files for
anonymous buffers.

David Kastrup

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