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Re: Could bgex patch or similar be added?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Could bgex patch or similar be added?
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 15:00:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.94 (gnu/linux)

> The debate over whether it should be merged into emacs centered largely
> over whether it was a useful feature, i.e., whether its benefits
> justified adding more complexity to the Emacs display engine.  That
> debate (a few years ago) petered out without any obvious resolution.

I don't think it's tremendously useful, but I'm sure there can be
interesting use cases, so unless its implementation has significant
drawbacks even when not used (e.g. significant code reorganization,
more complexity, runtime costs, ...), I see no reason not to
integrate it.


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