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bug#18246: enriched-encode: should set inhibit-point-motion-hooks, too


From: Ivan Shmakov
Subject: bug#18246: enriched-encode: should set inhibit-point-motion-hooks, too
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:14:25 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

[…]

 > Another option would be to use text that is read-only but not
 > intangible.  Maybe users won't be disturbed by being able to move
 > point to the middle of fixed text in the form.

        For one thing, I actually consider the ability to move point to
        the middle of virtually /any/ text, including “fixed,” in Emacs
        (it’s not just forms, – think of tmm-menubar, for instance, or
        minibuffer prompts) to be a considerable /advantage./  And it
        gets especially useful when, say, writing a guide, – copying
        text from menus, forms, etc. is not nearly as easy in the
        majority of the modern (non-tty) software.

        (That being said, I believe it’s easier to point the reader to
        M-x foo-do-something than to Menu Bar → Foo → Do Something,
        so I’d say that menus are not as important to Emacs as they are
        to some other software, anyway.)

 > I feel that none of these offers behavior that is really right and
 > smooth for a form.  I think this is an area for improvement in Emacs.

        I’m all for improvements to Emacs.  In the case of ‘intangible’,
        however, – I’m out of ideas.

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