#1 read-only outlook compose window

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nobody
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2002-08-14
2002-08-14
Hari Dara
No

Once we choose EditInVim, it will be nice if the outlook
compose window is made read-only so that it can be
edited only from vim. While composing a message over
time with breaks in between, I forgot that the mail
already exists in a vim window, and changed the outlook
window. Later I forgot about this and continued changing
the vim window and saved it, voila, the earlier change got
overwritten.

Better yet, it will be nice to sync in both directions. As
soon as the focus is lost from outlook window, the temp
file should be updated with the contents and again as
soon as the focus is gained, it should be read back. So
this will allow vim to detect a change in the external file
and prompt user to read it back. The user can take care
of it, if it is already in insert mode. This doesn't require
the outlook window to be made read-only.

Thanks,
Hari

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