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Re: calling desktop-read interactively

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: calling desktop-read interactively
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 07:59:11 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 15:42:48 -0400
> >> if you have different "desktops" for different kinds of sessions
> >> (e.g. one for email, one for programming, ...)
> > Why would you want that, when Emacs has frames, and each frame can be
> > set up for different kinds of jobs?
> I always have 2 Emacs sessions running, one for email and one
> for programming.  Each session uses many frames.  I use separate
> sessions for them because I don't want to have one operation block
> the other (mostly: my email-session being blocked while
> sending/receiving messages).

Starting Emacs from different directories for each session should
satisfy this use case.  Although I don't think I understand why the
email session needs a desktop file anyway -- what important
information is saved in that desktop file?

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