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Re: Is it time to remove INTERNAL_FIELD?

From: Oleh Krehel
Subject: Re: Is it time to remove INTERNAL_FIELD?
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:33:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> In an effort to make the mark and mark-active be window-local (like the
>> point) and not buffer-local, I've started learning the way that the
> BTW, since our last discussion about it, I'm not sure it's going to be
> a good change for everyone: when the mark is used to select a region on
> which to operate, it'll usually be preferable for that mark to be
> window-local, but for people who use the mark as a simple "remember this
> location", they may occasionally by disappointed that it's not shared
> among the various windows of a buffer.

Surely it will be easy to customize this behavior if I manage to figure
out how to do it.

> Also, the mark-ring will definitely not want to become window-local, so
> having a window-local mark but a buffer-local mark-ring could lead to
> further surprises.
> Not to say that it would be a bad change, but that it may require
> a fair bit of twiddling until everyone's happy with it.

Fine, it's worth it for me to get rid of the annoyance.


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