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Re: Proposed new core library: alert.el

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Proposed new core library: alert.el
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:09:04 +0100
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Vivek Dasmohapatra <address@hidden> writes:

>> alert.el is a library I've been using for the last four years to provide a
>> richer notification interface than `message'. The current version is here:
> If I might chip in here - and it may be that the library already does this -
> One of my main complaints about alerts (in general) is that they pop
> up and then disappear and if I'm not able to divert attention to them
> (in deep thought, momentarily away from my desk, beset by wombats,
> etc) I can't get
> back to them and see what I've missed.
> Something like a timestamped version of *Messages* but just for *Alerts*
> would be great.

Theres the "sauron" package that doesn something like this. I use it
because I dont like distractions randomly appearing on my screen, or in
mode-lines etc. Sauron gives you a separate buffer where the alert


Joakim Verona

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