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Re: *scratch* buffer documentation

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: *scratch* buffer documentation
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2019 18:36:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden>

> I just tried something:
> create a buffer, type something, kill Emacs.
> Of course, when I restarted Emacs the buffer was gone.
> In any other editor I'd either have a warning that I'm going to lose
> data or the data would have been automatically saved and would be
> restored when I restarted the editor.

Are there any other editors where you can open a "buffer" that's not
associated with a file?

Most people use editors to edit files, and if you do that, Emacs behaves
pretty much like any other editors in that respect.

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