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Re: Modernize frame-title-format: "%b - GNU Emacs"

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: Modernize frame-title-format: "%b - GNU Emacs"
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 13:02:38 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Alfred M Szmidt <ams@gnu.org> writes:

    >> You are the first person to say that `invocation-name' is
    >> important to keep.  Would like to expand on the use-case you have
    >> in mind, and why you think it is important to keep as the
    >> default?
    >> I can think of one situation, when running multiple emacs:en of
    >> different version.  E.g, development versions or when you wish to
    >> run an older or newer version.

    >    1. `invocation-name' doesn't tell you anything about the Emacs
    > version, AFAICT.

    > Since emacs is normally installed using a version name as well, it
    > can tell you that.

    >    2. As Eli would presumably point out [*], users who have
    > installed multiple Emacs versions are uncommon, and those of them
    > who run more than one version at the same time are even more
    > uncommon.  (I'm one of them, FWIW.)

Me too. I also run multiple emacs versions on multiples hosts
simultaneously, some in tmux sessions and some not.

Colin Baxter

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