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Re: emacs dropbox conflict

From: Rusi
Subject: Re: emacs dropbox conflict
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:04:00 -0700 (PDT)
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On Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:01:07 AM UTC+5:30, J. David Boyd wrote:
> Rusi  writes:
> > I was working in emacs with a colleague: Different locations -- file shared 
> > by dropbox
> >
> > Now we can set the backup to go somewhere outside the Dropbox directory
> > However emacs also seems to create another file -- a link .#filename
> > that causes some conflict
> >
> > Can emcas be setup to not have that file be in the same directory as the 
> > file being worked on?
> Why would you want to do that?  That file is a marker to tell you that someone
> is editing the file.  When done editing, doesn't that file go away?

Two people, working together, talking on skype (say), using emacs to (simultate)
sharing a screen.

IOW we want and intend to edit the file at almost the same time 
And so a bit of treading on each other’s toes is acceptable

A: Ok Ive added this section. Can you check?
B: Looks good... Ive changed the last sentence


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