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Re: managing windows in two frames

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: managing windows in two frames
Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:34:49 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Hmm... I misunderstood (and misused) it, then.  How do I tell
>> display-buffer to not use another frame (I typically do that when
>> I want to make sure save-window-excursion will properly undo the
>> damage)?
> Add another entry, say `inhibit-other-frame'?

I meant: what is there currently available.

> But you should know better that using `save-window-excursion' around a
> `display-buffer' call is bad karma.  A user can always request another
> frame.

I do know it's terribly bad karma, but when all you have is a function
that "fills a buffer and displays it" and you only want the buffer,
without displaying it...


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