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Re: makeinfo-info.el - use Info-mode with makeinfo-buffer

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: makeinfo-info.el - use Info-mode with makeinfo-buffer
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 16:23:09 +0200 (IST)

On 4 Dec 2002, Miles Bader wrote:

> > The only problem with this solution is that breaking a line into a list 
> > of words is non-trivial due to m17n considerations, especially if the 
> > buffer mixes several character sets.  IIRC, for that reason, Ediff uses 
> > some ad-hoc method instead of relying on syntax categories of characters.
> That's OK; for the purpose Richard was asking about, the main thing is
> that it ignores (or rather, de-emphasizes) whitespace-only changes,
> which should work fine even if word-splitting isn't exactly `correct.'

Right.  We are left with the task of defining what is white space (not 
entirely trivial, as we saw in recent discussions here), but that is much 
easier than what Ediff needs to do.

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