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bug#15811: 24.3.50; enhancement request: provide history for *Pp Eval Ou


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#15811: 24.3.50; enhancement request: provide history for *Pp Eval Output*
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:06:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> Consider providing a navigable history for buffer *Pp Eval Output*.
> This would be similar to `l' and `r' in *Info* or the [back] and
> [forward] links in *Help*.  But instead of adding links to the buffer,
> use keys or menu items.
>
> Currently there is not even any undo in *Pp Eval Output*.  It can be
> useful to revisit previous evaluation results.

If we're storing the expressions in the history and redoing them, then
that sounds potentially dangerous.  (There may be something destructive
going on.)  If we're saving the buffer contents, then that sounds
... unusual.

So I don't think this sounds like a very useful feature.  Closing.

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