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Re: Show Paren mode: New prelude style

From: Alain Schneble
Subject: Re: Show Paren mode: New prelude style
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:15:35 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (windows-nt)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Alain Schneble <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:27:59 +0200
>> Below you will find a patch to extend show-paren-mode with a new
>> `prelude' style.  It's an extension of `parenthesis' style.  If the
>> matching opening paren is not visible, it will show the line of text
>> containing it as an overlay on the window's start line.
> Any reasons for lack of symmetry with the closing paren?

It's just because I thought the opposite is much less useful, as there
is probably less entropy in the lines containing the closing parens.  I
might be wrong though.

Symmetry for sure is a valid point and I will extend it if you think
it's worth it.


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