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Re: Question about copy-region-as-kill

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Question about copy-region-as-kill
Date: 09 Apr 2002 15:05:40 +0200
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > Does it ever make sense to consider read-only as a property of text--any 
> > text at all?  If not, perhaps read-only should not be a text property, 
> > but an overlay.
> I think many people may prefer the text-property programming interface
> anyway.  Anyway, yeah, it does make sense -- consider a form: it's
> generally thought of as read-only with read/write fields in it.

I think using read-only property for this is perfectly valid, but still,
if you copy the form (or part of it) to another buffer, I guess it really
doesn't make sense to regard it as a form anymore.

Another property which I *hate* having copied is the mouse-face property.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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