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Re: Display-based word wrapping

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Display-based word wrapping
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 22:03:23 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

> A similar argument applies to wrapping indicators:  For traditional
> wrapping modes, it's Ok, and even useful, when wrapping indicators are
> quite noticeable, because they usually indicate an exceptional
> condition.  But for word wrapping, wrapping is the normal case, so more
> care should be taken to make sure wrapping indicators [if any] are not
> annoying.

IOW, word-wrapping will be a big time sink?
Yes, I definitely expect that: line-end indicators, visual-line
movement, ... and I'm sure people will find more things to wish
for afterwards (adaptive-fill-prefix anyone?)


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