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Re: *scratch* buffer documentation

From: John Yates
Subject: Re: *scratch* buffer documentation
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 13:24:56 -0500

Jumping in after having read only the last few post in the thread.

How about "nonpersistent"?


On Fri, Dec 27, 2019 at 9:06 AM Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> From: VanL <van@scratch.space>
> Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 22:31:22 +1100
> >> When I read "provisory" I have alarm bells ringing and I want to
> >> know more, so I check the rest of the documentation and indeed, I
> >> find the kill command and that confirms that buffers are indeed
> >> provisory and need to be saved to a *permanent* file to have their
> >> contents archived.
> The intro to RPi4B uses the words 'volatile' and 'non-volatile' memory.

Buffers aren't "volatile", either, they don't evaporate unless killed.

John Yates
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