share text in diff files, database, registers, soft links for regions
oub at mat.ucm.es
Wed Nov 4 04:27:33 EST 2009
>>>>> "Marcus" == Marcus Harnisch <marcus.harnisch at gmx.net> writes:
>> There is no way to have *some* of the text of one buffer shared with
>> another one. It would be possible to emulate this via a feature
>> called indirect buffers (which share the text of the parent direct
>> buffer) and invisible text but this has not been done AFAIK.
> Many years ago I experimented with a feature that I called indirect
> extents. Text is not really shared as in "using the same bits in
> memory", but copied back and forth.
> See http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.xemacs.design/1077
> 2. Synchronizing the undo lists in each buffer drove me nuts!
Ah right, if you copy that might be a big problem.
> You can have the code if you are interested.
Thanks, that would be nice, I would very much like to give it a try.
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