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Re: `save-excursion' defeated by `set-buffer'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: `save-excursion' defeated by `set-buffer'
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 13:49:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> People will not naturally use `save-excursion' nowadays just to save
> the current buffer.

Maybe not naturally, no.  But thanks to the pressure of years of old
code flying around the web, they will do it nowadays on
a regular basis.  But indeed, thanks to threads like this one and to the
warning I added, I hope I can reverse the trend.


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