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Re: Line wrap reconsidered

From: Yuan Fu
Subject: Re: Line wrap reconsidered
Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 15:10:17 -0400

> On May 26, 2020, at 2:57 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Yuan Fu <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 12:43:57 -0400
>> Cc: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>,
>> address@hidden,
>> emacs-devel <address@hidden>
>> There is no way to know if some text is table or body without major mode 
>> adding text properties to distinguish them.
> Of course, there is: the major mode is the one that creates the table,
> doesn't it?  So the mode knows where the table is.

Yes, the major mode knows, but the redisplay code doesn’t. So presumably the 
major mode tells the redisplay code what to do (truncate or wrap) by adding 
text properties to the text.


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