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Re: read-only overlays

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: read-only overlays
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 20:52:31 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> It is no accident that read-only works only as a text property.
> It is tested for in textprop.c only as a text property.

> I am not sure that a read-only property on an overlay makes much sense.
> It is a strange thing to do.  So I will fix the documentation.

I don't understand why the `read-only' property would be more strange on
an overlay that on a text-property.


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