> On Aug 16, 2011, at 12:23 PM, Jérémy Compostella wrote:
> I'm currently using Emacs 23. And I really think it looks inconsistentabout
some features. What does the display-time feature means ?
> […] I just want to be able to see the date and time atthe same place every
time I need.
> For the vast majority of users, emacs is not their operating system, and
> such non-editing facilities don't need to be provided by their editor. For
> those who do use emacs as (a larger part of) their operating system,
> they typically want very specific things, and know how to assemble those
> things from the (many) parts emacs provides. For example, Ted Zlanatov
> was pushing forward an effort in this area:
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2011-05/msg00746.html >
> For some(including you), the header-line provides an easy way to meet
> your goals, but others, like Drew Adams, live in a very multi-frame world,
> and need different tools.
I really do understand that we have different usage of Emacs. However, the
feature I describe could be enable or not without any sides effects.
> There is interest in this area, especially if you're willing to work on the
> leading edge. Perhaps you should try either header-line-format or Ted's
> `Emacs as a Desktop Environment' idea and report back your experience
> with either/both.
As long as I know, header-line-format is buffer related and not frame related.
Am I wrong ?
What is this Ted's `Emacs as a Desktop Environment' you are talking about ?