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Re: Variable for Confirming Killing a Buffer

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Variable for Confirming Killing a Buffer
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 22:32:17 +0100
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Oliver Taylor <olivertaylor@me.com> writes:

> I would imagine the flaw with this is that there are probably a lot of
> different ways buffers get killed, and a key binding is only one of
> them, so it would only offer a little protection.

I think it's the explicit user-initiated kills that we'd want to be able
to stop, though?  Whether (say) man-mode has decided to kill off a
buffer it's created isn't very interesting for the users.

>> As for the feature itself, I expect people to want to be able to kill
>> some buffers without query, anyway, so perhaps it should allow a list of
>> major modes that should be queried?
> Would this be better accomplished by setting the variable via a mode-hook?


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