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Re: Increase default `line-spacing' to 0.05, 0.10 or 0.15 [proposal]

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Re: Increase default `line-spacing' to 0.05, 0.10 or 0.15 [proposal]
Date: Thu, 6 May 2021 15:21:48 -0500

Jim Porter <jporterbugs@gmail.com> writes:

> On 5/4/2021 9:12 AM, Óscar Fuentes wrote:
>> Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se> writes:
>>> The way I suggest we carry this out is an experiment on master for 30
>>> days, similarly to how we recently did with unbinding `M-o'.  This would
>>> allow us to gather feedback and see how well this works in practice.
>> FWIW, I just tried both 0.15 and 0.10 and IMO it improves readability.

Thanks for testing.

>> There are some negative consequences, though, like the "line" of
>> display-fill-column-indicator-mode losing any apparience of continuity.

Given how that mode is implemented, by setting
`display-fill-column-indicator' to ?\u2502, I don't see how it could be
improved without a complete redesign.  It doesn't look like this was
implemented with `line-spacing' in mind.

> I'm not sure if there's an easy way to ensure the fill line looks
> continuous in this case, but if that could be improved, it would help in
> a few other areas even if line-spacing weren't increased. For example,
> with `org-prettify-entities' set to t, subscripts add a bit to the line
> height, causing the fill line to appear discontinuous. Likewise, I
> believe overlines add a bit to the line height too.

Do you have a recipe to reproduce this?

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