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Re: Customize fringe widths

From: Pavel Janík
Subject: Re: Customize fringe widths
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 20:31:27 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/21.1.50 (i386-suse-linux-gnu)

   From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
   Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 11:27:34 +0200 (IST)

   > > Are you suggesting that an X-frame with no fringes should not indicate
   > > truncation or continuation at all?  That would be simpler, I agree.
   > > Is it what users want when they eliminate the fringes?
   > IIRC, at least some of the users indicated that they don't see the
   > glyphs in the fringe as useful, and that that's why they wanted to
   > turn the fringe off.

What I have seen is that people who reported that fringe is not-removable
always mention the "(useless) empty space". Maybe they have not seen glyphs
in their texts at all. Maybe they use emacs maximised in X and do not want
fringe to take the (for them) useful space.
Pavel Janík

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