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

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: display.texi: (<line>,<col>) isn't documented.
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 23:17:40 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> "Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden> writes:
> ...
>>> 12:25 can be confused with a time. 12-25 can be confused with a range of
>>> some kind (12 through 25). 12.25 can be confused with a decimal number.
>> 12/25 can be confused with? A rational number? :)

Dates in the American style.  This is especially confusing in the modeline
if display-time-day-and-date is non-nil.

> m/n is often used to indicate "m out of a total of n".

This format makes some sense for displaying total buffer lines:
"m lines out of a total of n lines of the current buffer"

Juri Linkov

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