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Re: Variable pitch text filling

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Variable pitch text filling
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 08:52:29 +0200
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On December 1, 2021 7:39:42 AM GMT+02:00, chad <yandros@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2021 at 9:32 PM Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> wrote:
> > [...] a display spec that would enlarge the pixel width of every character
> > with that display property by some number of pixels.  The display spec can
> > be called char-width.
> >
> I know that the two great problems are naming, cache invalidation, and
> off-by-one errors, but in case it helps: if I understand the concept
> correctly, it's very close to what typesetting calls "tracking".

Emacs users are not professional typographers, so something like "tracking" 
will confuse rather than help.  We should use "spacing" or somesuch.

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