[plt-scheme] DrScheme Autosave

From: "M. Fatih Köksal" (fkoksal at cs.bilgi.edu.tr)
Date: Sun Mar 1 10:18:25 EST 2009

The documentation says, it will autosave if I *do not save* during 5
minutes. But it does not care whether I save or not, and does the
autosave after 5 minutes I open a file.


Robby Findler wrote:
> I think drs does the reasonable thing, not what you describe. Have you
> observed otherwise?
> Robby
> On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 8:25 AM, "M. Fatih Köksal"
> <fkoksal at cs.bilgi.edu.tr> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> this is what the documentation says about the autosave;
>> "When a file in an active DrScheme editor is modified but not saved,
>> DrScheme saves the file to a special autosave file after five minutes
>> (in case of a power failure or catastrophic error). If the file is later
>> saved, or if the user exists DrScheme without saving the file, the
>> autosave file is removed. The autosave file is saved in the same
>> directory as the original file, and the autosave file’s name is
>> generated from the original file’s name: ..."
>> What I understand here is, if I do not save any file during 5 minutes,
>> then it saves it automatically. But even I save the file several times,
>> it does an autosave exactly after 5 minutes (five minutes after I open
>> the file).
>> Is this a bug, or a feature :)
>> M. Fatih Köksal
>> İstanbul Bilgi University
>> Computer Science Department
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