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Re: cannot understand Elisp manual node Glyphs

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: cannot understand Elisp manual node Glyphs
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 23:16:52 +0900

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>     It works in display-table entries; I'm not aware of any other way to do
>     the same thing.
> My question is, for what specific practical purposes do people want to use
> this display-table feature?

I use it for my `visible-whitespace-mode' package.  It uses the
display-table to cause whitespace to appear as graphic characters, and
puts faces on them because they should appear distinct from normal
buffer text.


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on the God question is at a similar level to the evidence on the werewolf
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