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Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:48:42 +0200
> I realized now that the right way to implement the desktop auto-saving
> is to activate an idle timer only on changes in the window configuration
> by window-configuration-change-hook.
> The desktop file is mostly about remembering a list of buffers and
> windows. There is no point in auto-saving each time point moves.
> This is what web browsers do by auto-saving a list of tabs
> only when you open/close a tab.
Agreed. We might lose some window-points and some buffers that have not
been displayed yet in that case but this is no great harm.