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Re: vc-mode-line

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: vc-mode-line
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2010 18:20:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden> writes:

> Miles Bader writes:
>  > If changing everything is OK, how about:
>  > 
>  >    ":"          unmodified but already in repo
>  >    "="          modified (emacs commonly associates "=" with "diff")
> I don't find that persuasive.  Before I scrolled to see this part I
> was already thinking "=" is unmodified, "*" is fine for modified since
> that's what it means for buffers.  If you think that the Emacs
> association of "=" with diff is too strong (I don't have a problem
> keeping those straight, actually; in modes where quick access to diff
> is useful I pronounce "=" as "equalp", YMMV, but that's my mnemonic),
> how about "#" for modified (looks like "not equal"), or "!"?

Is something like (if (char-displayable-p ?≠) "≠" "#") going to work
reliably?  However, I am not sure I consider it appropriate since
equality is not the same as being unmodified.

David Kastrup

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