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bug#5042: 23.1; linum-mode gives incorrect line numbers with narrowed b


From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: bug#5042: 23.1; linum-mode gives incorrect line numbers with narrowed buffers
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2010 10:21:10 +0100

On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 00:28, Mark Lillibridge <address@hidden> wrote:

> I suggest
> calling this "restart-numbering-restriction" with possible values t and
> nil (=false).  Is this naming convention/description okay?

The name is OK, I think.

>   emacs > editing > editing basics group
>     "most basic editing facilities."
>
> The first group here really seems to only be for Linum features, which
> this is not.  It does look like a reasonable place a a user might
> search/discover this option.  I'm not sure if I can declare a variable
> in that group without actually requiring Linum to be loaded first.

Not in the linum group, no. This is not dependend on linum (though it
would use the variable); editing basics seems reasonable.

> (defcustum restart-numbering-restriction nil
>    "How should the lines of a restriction be numbered?  Normally, they 
> receive the same line numbers as if no restriction existed (e.g., if the 
> first line of the restriction is line number 10 of the file then it receives 
> line number 10.  If this variable is true, the lines of the restriction are 
> instead numbered from 1."
>    :group ???
>    :type  '(boolean))

More like this, I'd say:

(defcustom restart-numbering-restriction nil
  "If true, lines inside a restriction are numbered starting from 1.
If false, line numbers correspond to position inside the buffer."
  :group ???
  :type  'boolean)


    Juanma






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