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Re: Missing display object API...

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Missing display object API...
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 16:46:04 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Correction: I meant (window-buffer (posn-window ...)), and it will not
> work if the window configuration has changed since the click
> registered.  So probably instead of posn-object-overlay, one would
> want posn-object-parent which returns either a buffer (when the origin
> was from a text property) or an overlay (when the origin was from an
> overlay).

The redisplay engine doesn't store which "parent object" a given
string or image belongs to, so making this possible is a major change.

Let's reconsider it after the release.

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