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Re: Changes for emacs 28

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 18:49:07 +0300

> From: Thibaut Verron <thibaut.verron@gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 17:36:24 +0200
> Cc: rpluim@gmail.com, spacibba@aol.com, caiohcs0@gmail.com, 
>       emacs-devel@gnu.org, rekado@elephly.net, ghe@sdf.org, 
> drew.adams@oracle.com
>  "Other applications" mostly don't support buffers with no associated
>  files, so we had to make a decision which of these two to use.  Since
>  those other applications force you to decide on exit whether to save
>  your edits or not, we decided it was more like what Emacs does with
>  buffers that do visit files.
> Don't they? As far as I can remember, Libreoffice does, MS office does, 
> Notepad does... 
> They call it "new document" rather than "new file" for this reason, I guess. 

And ask you where to save it when you exit.  That's what Emacs does
with file-visiting buffers.

> Maybe this button could be bound to a function creating a new buffer with a 
> name like *unnamed[-n]*, and
> also mark these buffers for query for save on exit? 

AFAIR, that was considered.  Maybe you want to read those old

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