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Re: Bold by moving pixels problem

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Bold by moving pixels problem
Date: 19 Dec 2002 20:27:04 +0900

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:
> > What about just providing accessor/setter macros for `lface' vectors,
> > e.g., (lface-weight LFACE) and (set-lface-weight LFACE VAL)?
> IMO, That's just adding stuff to remedy the wrong approach; the plist
> approach doesn't need adding _any_ new stuff at the lisp level.

But it adds a fair amount of hair at the C level -- and a few lisp
macros is not something to worry about.

> > After all the `lface' representation _is_ exposed to lisp already, so
> > such macros might help other code as well.
> Excuse my ignorance, but where is that exposed already?

See `face-attributes-as-vector'.

> > [I'm not sure about the term `lface' though -- it's used fairly
> >  pervasively in the C code, but of course that's from the perspective of
> >  the C code...]
> It seems to be called (internal-)lisp-face in stuff like
> internal-make-lisp-face (try apropos on "internal lisp face").
> lisp-face-vector may be a good name?

No, that's too long, and really, the term `lisp-' is rather silly in
this context.

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