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bug#7834: 24.0.50; doc of `put-image'

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#7834: 24.0.50; doc of `put-image'
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 19:21:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> 1. The doc should mention the `put-image' property, which is the only
> way for you to recognize such an overlay AFAICT.

I've now done this.

> 2. Why not have `put-image' return the overlay itself?  That would
> simplify code such as that of `image-dired-dired-toggle-marked-thumbs',
> which, just after calling `put-image', tries to examine all overlays at
> point just to find the right one - the one with a `put-image' property.

That's a good idea.  Stefan, however, is really against primarily
side-effect-ey functions returning usable values, so we should check
with him first.


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