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Re: Variable-width font indentation

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Variable-width font indentation
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:11:28 +0200

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Daniel Colascione <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2018 11:38:47 -0800
> > Take a look at enriched.el (and etc/enriched.txt as the demonstration
> > of its capabilities): we already have the capability for serializing
> > this, had it for many years.
> That's fine so long as you have a file you want to edit _only_ with 
> Emacs. Files that need to be understood by other tools would need 
> information about indentation adjustment included in some compatible way 
> (maybe a comment), but since other tools would know nothing of this 
> information, it would go out of date. Requiring that people edit a 
> source file only with Emacs is not realistic.

Same thing happens with files produced by Office, no?  Why do we
require Emacs to do something different?

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