> > I tried this code and get funny results: typing `C-x C-b' displays
> > the *Buffer List* buffer in that small 1-line window :)
> > So this window should be marked as dedicated. A more compact specification
> > to do that could look like:
> > (display-buffer "*global-mode-line*"
> > '(minibuffer . above) (dedicated . t) (height . 1))
> Frames don't necessarily have a minibuffer. So currently this would be
> done as
> (get-buffer-create "*global-mode-line*")
> '((use-side-window bottom 0) (dedicate . t) (pop-up-window-set-height . 1)))
I don't have a good Internet connexion on my vacation site so I can't get the
emacs repository and I can't test it right now. Could you explain what is the
Anyway, I was thinking that we could maybe use the echo area to provide globals
information like date/time or unread mail count. These information should not
appear in the *Messages* buffer of course. What is your opinion ?