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Re: indicate-buffer-boundaries

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: indicate-buffer-boundaries
Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 01:50:49 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> The interface for indicate-buffer-boundaries is really kludgy.
> I cleaned up the doc for it, but I would really rather make
> it simpler.
> A good way to make it simpler is to use an alist.  Pick four suitable
> symbols, one for each of these icons.  I suggest `top', `bottom', `up'
> and `down'.  t can serve as a default for all four.  In the alist,
> associate these symbols with either `left', `right' or `nil'.
> Instead of current (t .  right), we would use ((top . left) (t . right))
> or ((top . left) (bottom . right) (up . right) (down . right))
> Instead of current (left . nil), we would use ((top . left) (bottom . left)).
> Isn't that clearer?  It is much less ad-hoc.

That would be cleaner, yes.  

I will change it.

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

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