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How to force Yes/y answer to `emacs has changed since visited or saved. Save anyway?` prompt

I am working in a git-repo using zsh shell. On the background, git-auto-fetch plugin is running in order to automatically fetch all changes from all remotes while I am working in a git-initialized ...
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What is the difference between writing and saving a file in Emacs?

What is the problem if I keep writing a file while editing it instead of saving it? What exactly am I going to lose? Some sort of backup? Is this a "bad" practice?
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how to automatically clean indented blank lines?

In python mode when I'm done with an inner indented block I hit return, then backspace to return to the previous indentation and then another return so that there's a blank line before I start the ...
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Changing file names automatically generated by save-buffer

When I create an email message in Emacs (C-x m) I generally save the file before sending it. Emacs generates an automatic filename usually with this format: \*message\*-20210127-065515 How can I ...