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Re: colon in the mode-line

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: colon in the mode-line
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 15:23:17 +0200

> Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 00:05:35 +0100
> From: "Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> > If the buffer's file uses
> > carriage-return linefeed, the colon changes to either a backslash
> > (@samp{\}) or @samp{(DOS)}, depending on the operating system.  If the
> > file uses just carriage-return, the colon indicator changes to either
> > a forward slash (@samp{/}) or @samp{(Mac)}.  On some systems, Emacs
> > displays @samp{(Unix)} instead of the colon for files that use newline
> > as the line separator.
> That's entirely my point: the description of multibyte character
> support confusingly refers to a colon that some users won't ever see.
> It would be better to simply refer to the first (or leftmost,
> whatever) chars of the mode line, instead of them being "before the
> colon".

I fixed this.

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