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Re: W3M frame-local buffers (w3m-fb.el).
- From: Katsumi Yamaoka <yamaoka@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 11:33:28 +0900
- X-ml-name: emacs-w3m
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>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.08443] Matt Hodges wrote:
> A feature I missed was the ability to maintain a frame-local list of
> W3M buffers, so I wrote an add-on package to do this. It's now
> available at:
> To activate, load the source and use M-x w3m-fb-mode RET.
Thanks. I found at last how this would be useful. ;-) I can
have several emacs-w3m frames for various purposes. For example,
one is for news sites, the other is for search engines. And,
when I delete the former frame, only emacs-w3m buffers which
visit news sites will be killed by default. Perhaps only a
thing which I haven't understood yet is why `w3m-fb-mode' is not
made active if `w3m-popup-frames' is non-nil.
> I think it would be good to have something like this feature added to
> emacs-w3m; better than an external package relying on lots of
> defadvice. (I'll maintain this package as long as that isn't the
> case, or if there is no interest in adding this to emacs-w3m.)
> I've tested with the latest Emacs and emacs-w3m CVS code; also with
> the Emacs 21.4 and emacs-w3m 1.4.4 Debian packages. It also seems to
> mostly work with XEmacs 21, except for the fact that all tabs are
> shown in all frames (the list of tabs isn't determined from
> w3m-list-buffers, as is the case in GNU Emacs).
I strongly recommend merging of this package into emacs-w3m.
I probably need to persuade users and developers, so I'll write
how it is worthly to merge this package into emacs-w3m in the
next message, in Japanese. (If there's no comment, I'll install
it in the CVS trunk.)