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Re: vc-mode-line

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: vc-mode-line
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2010 14:54:02 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> In particular, I think "*" might not be such a good choice, because
> using "*" for the VCS indicator would dilute the impact of the standard
> "buffer modified" indicator.  Right now, the buffer-modified indicator
> stands out, as "*" is a fairly noticeable character; the more "*"s with
> _different_ meanings we add to the modeline, the less noticeable it
> becomes (and noticing whether the buffer is modified or not is important
> I think).

Given that the * would be placed close to the CVS/GIT/SVN/etc string,
IMO it would be quite clear that it refers to the VC context.
That seems better than a new context-free symbol...

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