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Re: A wish, a plea

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: A wish, a plea
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 21:07:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Making *scratch* or even something like *unnamed* readonly would
>     pretty much defeat its intent.
> The principal intent of *scratch* is to be the current buffer when
> Emacs starts up.

Then it should be named "*initial*" or "*startup*" and not
"*scratch*".  Using a name not corresponding to its principal intent
is misleading.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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