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Re: face vs. mouse-face text property

From: chad
Subject: Re: face vs. mouse-face text property
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 23:04:39 -0800

On Jan 23, 2012, at 9:55 PM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:48:25 +0200
>> From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden
>>>>> From: chad <address@hidden>
>>>>> Maybe ␤ and ⇥ would be useful here?
>>>> What will that do on a TTY?
>>> The same thing that quotation marks do
>> The characters you propose are much less popular, so run greater risk
>> of being not covered by the console fonts.
> E.g., PuTTY in UTF-8 display mode shows them as empty rectangles.

I trust your experience far more than mine these days, but I have to wonder if 
empty rectangle might not be good enough for the suggested use case.  I assume 
that C-x = DTRT with those empty rectangles?


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