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Re: Changes for emacs 28

From: Thibaut Verron
Subject: Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 18:20:57 +0200

Le ven. 11 sept. 2020 à 17:49, Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> a écrit :
> 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.

Yes but if you don't want to save it, you can just click discard and never input a path. With the current setting you need to choose a path before you can write text. 

> 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

Right, I will. :) No need to run in circles. 

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