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Re: Changes for emacs 28, Re: Changes for emacs 28

From: tomas
Subject: Re: Changes for emacs 28, Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 19:13:15 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 04:53:07PM +0200, Thibaut Verron wrote:

> I think that you missed a message in the long thread.
> To clarify, currently, the "new" button is "find-file", so it does
> expect a file name and a path.
> The suggestion is to maybe replace it with a function creating an
> anonymous buffer, leaving the choice of a path (if necessary) to the
> point of saving.

Yes, but as Andreas said, Emacs has no information to set a major
mode: the file itself is empty, and the name has no hints.

Technically, that's OK, but there is the risk that "newbies" do
everything in fundamental-mode.

Which would degrade the user experience.

 - t

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