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Re: I can see invisible characters

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: I can see invisible characters
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 20:03:50 +0200 (CEST)

>> As you can see, the positions overlap.
> The positions are *between* chars, so the positions themselves have
> a width of 0, so the interval 1-16 and 16-36 do not overlap.

OK.  Silly me.  I somehow got the impression that `point' and
`positions' are different things.

>> Note that, according to the info of `C-x =', I can't access
>> position 138, the first visible character after applying my code.
>> This *can't* be right IMHO.
> That doesn't sound right: the first visible position is the char on
> interval 137-138.  So you should not be able to access position 137
> (because the invisible&intangible interval 1-137 is rear-sticky, so
> you can place point at its beginning but not at its end), but you
> should be able to go to position 138 (between the A and the a of
> Aalbauer).

This relieves me :-)  At least I'm only partially dumb.


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