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Re: LISP Questions - random, random elements and memory management


From: Colin S. Miller
Subject: Re: LISP Questions - random, random elements and memory management
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 17:40:48 +0000
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Jeff,

Jeff Clough wrote:
From: Barry Margolin <address@hidden>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 08:44:24 -0500

How about putting it in a text file that you load into a temporary buffer when you need it? Then kill the buffer when you're done with it.
> I was thinking about this.  The only real issue is with figuring out a
> good lifecycle for the buffer that wouldn't leave the user confused
> ("Hey, where did this buffer come from?")

If a buffer's name starts with a space, then it is hidden from the user
unless they do C-x b SPC TAB  or similar.

HTH,
Colin S. Miller


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