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Re: forward-comment and syntax-ppss

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: forward-comment and syntax-ppss
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2016 09:42:39 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:08:06 -0500
> Cc: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> > The idea is to move the user-facing narrowing commands to some other
> > foundation (like the invisible and maybe intangible text properties),
> > freeing the narrowing facility for use by the Lisp code.
> While it might be a good direction, it's not as simple as it sounds,
> since many uses of the C-x n n command looks like "narrow to the region,
> and then apply <blabla> to the whole buffer": I think it will be tricky
> to make overlays that mimick this behavior sufficiently well.

Do you have an alternative proposal?

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