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bug#7004: 23.2; In fullscreen mode, the echo area takes too much vertica


From: Jan Djärv
Subject: bug#7004: 23.2; In fullscreen mode, the echo area takes too much vertical space
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2010 00:19:21 +0200


10 sep 2010 kl. 18:59 skrev Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>:

> Jan Djärv <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>> That doesn't matter.  When you say to the window manager to put Eamcs in
>> fullscreen, the height will be 1024 pixels (if that is what you have).
>> And there will be a remainder that is not zero.  What do you purpose Emacs
>> does with this extra space?  Even if we don't have any restrictions, we
>> can't display a line in this leftover space.
> 
> It only requires pixel granularity for the window heights to be able to
> distribute the leftover space to the windows.

That doesn't make sense. Distribute where?  Add one pixel to a random line here 
and there? Add the leftover pixels to the modeline?  That would look bad.

Please think this through before commenting. Any comment that doesn't 
explicitly state exactly where the leftover pixels shall go is useless.

   Jan D.




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