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Re: enriched-mode and switching major modes.

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: enriched-mode and switching major modes.
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 23:58:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     > Is it common practice to use "a caption for a row" in a document?
>     Maybe not, but it shows the general concept of what is displayed in
>     one table cell can be _completely_ unrelated to what is displayed in
>     another table cell.
> I understand the concept.  What I'm getting at is whether it is
> important for Emacs to support such tables.  All else being equal, of
> course we might as well support them.  But how important should that
> be as a factor in difficult design decisions?

It depends on which level of WP functionality (and rendering of e.g. HTML)
we want to support in emacs.

Once 21.4 is out, we can think more about ways to do this...

>     Consider also the example that instead of AAA we have a tall
>image, and bbbb ccccc etc is text that is displayed next to that
>image like this:
> Hmm, that is important.  But it might be easier to support this
> with just images than to support this with editable text inside
> the box.  The cursor would not have to be able to move thru the
> image.

For images, we can already achieve this with image slices, but that's
a work-around, not a real solution.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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