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RE: `pop-up-frames' and binding/setting user options [was: Documenting b

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: `pop-up-frames' and binding/setting user options [was: Documenting buffer display]
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:57:35 -0700 (PDT)

> > That's similar to using `special-display-buffer-names'.
> > (Not the same, but similar.)
> You're confused: it's exactly the same.  `display-buffer-alist` is
> nothing but a replacement for `special-display-buffer-names`.

I should have said "I'm not sure it's always exactly
the same, but it's at least quite similar."

> You can do exactly the same with either of them.
> We had to introduce `display-buffer-alist` to replace
> `special-display-buffer-names` only for "minor" consistency reasons, to
> better interact with other ways to specify how to display a buffer.

Very good.

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