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Re: Emacs design and architecture (was: Shrinking the C core)

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: Re: Emacs design and architecture (was: Shrinking the C core)
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2023 18:13:12 +0300
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On 15/09/2023 08:50, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
Another thing to keep in mind is that there should be an efficient way
of telling the display back-end which portions of a window to redraw
given some changes in the text and display-related data structures.
(Of course, if the display back-end is so efficient that it can
redisplay everything fast enough, even if displaying across a network
on a different terminal, this aspect might be a non-issue.)

I think in the case of HTML it's the layout engine which decides which areas of the window might change after some part of the DOM tree, or the display rules, have been modified.

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