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Re: Window configurations

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Window configurations
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 23:23:32 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> The use of `point' for that has not brought many complaints over the
>> many years it's been used.  Any reason to think it's a bad choice?
> Could that be because people are using winpoint.el instead of
> complaining. At least that is what I do.

Yes, it seems people are using various tricks to workaround
this limitation (I prefer a view.el-like trick).

> But I really think Emacs should solve this internally by using
> window-point instead of point. winpoint is nice but does not solve the
> whole problem (and it may interfere badly with other code for window
> configuration, perhaps).

Is winpoint.el too intrusive?  I think we should try storing window point
positions in the window-local buffer list.

Juri Linkov

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