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Re: Emacs: Problems of the Scratch Buffer


From: Dan Espen
Subject: Re: Emacs: Problems of the Scratch Buffer
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 12:08:25 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> 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.

Yep.

I'm having a hard time figuring out what _would_ be useful in a scratch
buffer.

-- 
Dan Espen


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