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Re: Temporary notes in Emacs buffers?


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: Temporary notes in Emacs buffers?
Date: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 07:39:44 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

John Yates <address@hidden> writes:

> An approach not yet mentioned is including some form of
> UUID as a file local variable.  In such a setting notes
> indirect through a persistent UUID-to-path map.  A file
> handler recognizes relevant operations on UUID annotated
> and updates the map.  This might also include updating
> the new copy's UUID to preserve uniqueness.

But Emacs would have to prompt, because if the copy is meant as backup,
the UUID shouldn't be changed.  And if I happen to not use Emacs (but
e.g. rsync) those handlers would not run, right?

Michael.



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