[plt-scheme] DrScheme Autosave

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Sun Mar 1 10:28:41 EST 2009

The documentation says that it creates the autosave five minutes after
the last save. But I can see how you might find it unclear. I have
improved it for the next release.


On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 9:18 AM, "M. Fatih Köksal"
<fkoksal at cs.bilgi.edu.tr> wrote:
> 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.
> fkoksal
> 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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