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Re: Temporary notes in Emacs buffers?

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Temporary notes in Emacs buffers?
Date: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 08:36:24 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> You can have any number of bookmark files, and they can be stored
> anywhere.

For vanilla Emacs bookmarks (I guess you spoke of bookmark+ bookmarks),
this is not true: I tried to use `bookmark-file' as a file local
variable - this has no effect.  Then I tried with
`bookmark-default-file' as file local variable - this is also ignored
unless you bind `bookmark-bookmarks-timestamp' to nil in addition.
While this finally worked and I could use a file-local bookmark file, my
real bookmark file got erased in the process...

I learned that authors of the vanilla bookmark code didn't intend to
support using multiple bookmark files like this.


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