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Re: display-buffer-alist simplifications

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: display-buffer-alist simplifications
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 18:22:42 +0200
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> This had nothing to do with display-buffer-mark-dedicate: when we re-use
> a window for a new buffer, clearly that window is not dedicated to that
> buffer, since it was used for something else already.
> Maybe there are cases where you might want to hijack a non-dedicated
> window to show some buffer and make it dedicated, but that sounds like
> a very rare case (I haven't seen such a use-case yet).  "Dedicated"
> means "it's only used for that buffer".

IIUC you mark the window as weakly dedicated which means that
`switch-to-buffer' can use it for showing another buffer.


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