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bug#6922: 23.1; Setting read-only property in an overlay has no effect


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#6922: 23.1; Setting read-only property in an overlay has no effect
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:37:40 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
> Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 22:24:37 -0500
> 
>     > I am not sure that a read-only property on an overlay makes much sense.
>     > It is a strange thing to do.  So I will fix the documentation.
> 
> I don't remember why I wrote that.  It was 6 years ago.  My guess is
> that I considered it strange to make certain text read-only
> temporarily.  If it isn't supposed to change, it should never change,
> right?

I see your point, thanks.

What do others think?





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