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Re: returning to 21.3 version of C-x C-f RET

From: Araucaria Araucana
Subject: Re: returning to 21.3 version of C-x C-f RET
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 14:59:52 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On 19 Apr 2005 at 14:45 UTC-0700, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 19.04.2005 um 23:06 schrieb address@hidden:
>> In Emacs 21.3, C-x C-f RET had the effect of reverting the buffer (and
>> saving the current point).
> When I type that GNU Emacs 21.3.50 executes find-file ... and since I
> don't supply a file name it opens the current working directory in a 
> dired buffer.

CVS 21.3.50 is the same as 22.0.50, and a bit out of date as well.
21.4 is just 21.3 plus one security update.

Sometime between 21.3 release and 21.3.50/22.0.50 CVS, the default
functionality changed.

It used to be that C-x C-f RET did *NOT* start dired on the buffer's
current directory.  It ran something akin to 

        (revert-buffer buffer-file-name t t)

> (Isn't Araucaria a bit ugly?)

That's a matter of opinion.  I think they are beautiful in a prickly
sort of way:

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