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bug#8180: 24.0.50; verbose, confusing y-or-n-p prompts in `find-file-no-


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#8180: 24.0.50; verbose, confusing y-or-n-p prompts in `find-file-no-select'
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 19:12:16 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> "The file maybe-a-very-long-file-name.jpg is already visited literally,
> meaning no coding system decoding, format conversion, or local variables.
> You have asked to visit it normally,
> but Emacs can only visit a file in one way at a time.
>
> Do you want to revisit the file normally now? (y or n) "

In the first place, why can't we simultaneously in the normal way and
literally, in different buffers?  Only reason I can think of is that
get-file-buffer currently doesn't distinguish the two types, but we
could add an optional argument to do that.





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