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From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: IDE
Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2015 22:16:36 +0300

> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2015 21:11:57 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > I indeed think that we should have infrastructure to turn on a major
> > mode in a region of a buffer.
> >
> > I'm not sure we should use text properties or overlays for that,
> > though.  The region could be part of the command that turns on the
> > mode with region limits stored in markers.
> A typical LilyPond score file switches into Scheme thousands of times
> (most of the time just for a single scalar Scheme constant where an
> actual mode switch would not necessarily be required, but also for all
> user-defined functions and any non-trivial non-music expression).

Not sure what you are saying.  Is it that a region with two ends is
not enough, and we need a list of regions?  If so, I'm okay with that,
and I don't see any serious obstacles to implement that.

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