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Re: Nested display strings

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Nested display strings
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2011 09:17:12 +0300

> From: Michael Welsh Duggan <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2011 01:19:38 -0400
> I'm of the opinion that it should either display: STRING1 or
> STRING1STRING2STRING1, and which doesn't really matter.

That is, you think that doing that without setting priorities invokes
"undefined behavior".

> If I had to choose, however, I would prefer that if two overlays
> with the same priority appear over the same character, whichever
> overlay that has the earlier start should take precedence (giving us
> STRING1 in this case).

I tend to agree.

> Please note, that if myov1 had a specifically higher priority than
> myov2, I think STRING1STRING2STRING1 is a perfectly valid result.

You mean, if myov2 has higher priority, right?  Because if myov1 has
higher priority, we display just STRING1, as expected.

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