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Re: display.texi: (<line>,<col>) isn't documented.

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: display.texi: (<line>,<col>) isn't documented.
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 02:07:51 +0200
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Jay Belanger <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>     I'm not sure what's so good about this, since "(561,2)" needs just as
>>     much space as "L561 C2" and seems less consistent.
>> I think I thought it would be more natural as a way to state
>> two-dimensional coordinates.
> Although the coordinates are backwards from the usual (x,y)
> coordinates.

No, just turned by 90 degrees: (x,y) progresses to (right,up), while
(row,column) progresses (down,right).

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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