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bug#2291: 23.0.90; finder-commentary


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#2291: 23.0.90; finder-commentary
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:58:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

>> > 2. The Commentary buffer name should not be "*Finder-package*".  That
>> > prohibits you from having more than one such buffer. Also, the name
>> > should reflect the content: this is the Commentary section of a
>> > particular Lisp file.  Please use something like this:
>> >
>> > (pop-to-buffer
>> >  (concat "*Commentary, " (file-name-sans-extension file) "*"))
>> >
>> > instead of this:
>> > (pop-to-buffer "*Finder-package*")
>> >
>> > The result will then be a name like this: *Commentary, buff-menu*
>> 
>> Wouldn't it make more sense just to use the *Help* buffer?  It has a
>> nice history and stuff...
>
> No, certainly not.  It should be commentary-specific, and file-specific,
> as described in the bug report.

It would be unusual.  Most of these help-ish commands reuse the same
buffer, and if you want to keep several of them around, you just rename
the buffer yourself.

So I don't think there's anything more to be done on this report.

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