[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Emacs: Problems of the Scratch Buffer

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Emacs: Problems of the Scratch Buffer
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 10:38:04 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

>>> 3. The “*scratch*” “buffer” is a INTRUSIVE IDIOSYNCRASY.
>> The reason behind the *scratch* buffer is highly confidential, but since
>> you're all trustworthy Emacs users here, I'll tell you (but please
>> promise you won't tell anyone else):
>> It's an entrance test to the Emacs Church!
> Are there alternate designs for the scratch buffer?
> There are variations on everything else in Emacs.

Surprisingly, it looks nobody was sufficiently annoyed to come up with
an alternative.  Which doesn't surprise me.  I just happily ignored the
*scratch* buffer for most of my early Emacs-user life, and I expect
most people do too.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]