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Re: Overalays and point-entered

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Overalays and point-entered
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 21:57:57 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> Is there any particular reason that overlays don't have point-entered and
> point-left properties like text does?

Not that I know.  The only tricky part I can think of is what to do with
overlays that have a `window' property.

> I ended up wanting this functionality in some code I was writing, and
> was wondering if this was something that had been discussed before and
> decided against or if it just hasn't been implemented yet.

Care to describe your case?  Such point-motion hooks tend to be pretty
difficult to use.


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