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Re: line-start?

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: line-start?
Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 18:42:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> That's not the column number, that's the ordinal number of the
> character on a line.  It doesn't take into account characters that
> take more than one column, it doesn't take into account characters
> that are composed to produce a single grapheme cluster (or even a
> single glyph), and it doesn't take into account variable-size fonts.

Fair enough.

> Of course, if all these are unimportant in your use case, you can
> disregard them.  But a general-purpose function cannot disregard
> them.



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