The tag seems to be used to speak about a buffer in general terms, or deals with using multiple buffers in text editors. I think the buffer tag covers both of those cases, and the context of the question can dictate whether it's a single buffer or multiple ones.
closed as off-topic by Roombatron5000, Martijn Pieters, rene, Shadow Wizard, gnat Jul 8 '14 at 20:36
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