Re: Autosave

Subject: Re: Autosave
From: Dom Lachowicz (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 11:35:08 CDT

Quoting Scott Bingman <>:

> Why does autosave have to another extension? If AbiWord crashes, then it
> reliably produces a .CRASHED file, leaving the original file in it's
> last unsaved state. Differences can be cut and pasted between the two.
> If so, then why could Abi not just autosave to the current document name
> without cluttering the harddrive with extra .abw.bak files. At the very
> least, when Abi exits then it could delete the .abw.bak files it
> produced.
> Scott Bingman
> Question: if there is no extension defined in the autosave preferences
> box, will it have the same effect?

Commit: remove auto-save file on exit

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