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Re: reverting non-existent file

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: reverting non-existent file
Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 15:58:01 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Not now, thanks. I think I was confused by the response "revert-buffer"
>> when I knew I'd yet to save it. And yes, my locale is utf-8.
> Hmm... maybe we should not suggest reverting if the file doesn't
> exist?  Would that make this situation less confusing?

Indeed, I think the confusion was simply introduced by Emacs telling the
user to revert, whereas that operation cannot be performed (and is not
needed), so silencing the message should take care of the root of
the problem.


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