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Re: jinx

From: Augusto Stoffel
Subject: Re: jinx
Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2023 10:35:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

On Sat,  1 Apr 2023 at 08:56, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> From: Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
>> Cc: m.eliachevitch@posteo.de, emacs-devel@gnu.org
>> Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 23:11:55 -0400
>>   > jinx spell-checks the visible portion of the window.  I don't see why
>>   > we would need that.  Suppose I scroll the window by 2 lines: why would
>>   > I want the new visible portion to be spell-checked again, when the
>>   > overlap with the last check is so large?
>> You mean, it doesn't remember which part has already been checked?
> It seems to rely on JIT font-lock mechanism to keep track of what was
> already spell-checked.
> But my point was not about efficiency, it was about the user
> experience: why would I want to have the visible portion marked with
> mis-spelling indications at all times?  This is not a natural way of
> dealing with spelling mistakes.

FWIW, this is what any word processor out there does.  Personally I find
it much more natural.

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