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Re: record-buffer and unrecord-buffer

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: record-buffer and unrecord-buffer
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 20:20:05 +0200
User-agent: Thunderbird (Windows/20090302)

> Why are these new built-in functions necessary?  Firstly, their names
> are not descriptive; moving a buffer to the front or back of the buffer
> list is not a good match for the words "recording" or "unrecording".

I took the names from the corresponding C functions.  Feel free to give
them suitable names.

> Secondly, we already have the function bury-buffer, so why introduce yet
> another function that does the same thing?

Because in Emacs 23 `bury-buffer' was in C and some buffer list actions
are too sensitive to move to Elisp.


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