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Re: [Nano-devel] Multi buffer question

From: Ken Tyler
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] Multi buffer question
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 07:17:25 +1100


On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, David Lawrence Ramsey wrote:

> Yes, it is intended, because having two buffers with the
> same name (even if that name is blank) will cause a whole
> lot of problems if nano crashes and tries to save all open,
> modified buffers, since an emergency filename will not be
> written if it already exists, which will be the case if
> there is more than one modified file with the same name.


That makes sense, but it does need a bit of explantation somewhere as
opening a no-name file appears to be the way to get empty buffers and it
suprises the user (me for instance) when it only works once.


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