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Re: Future of display engine and lines

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Future of display engine and lines
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 08:19:37 -0400

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  > In the way you imagine it, that is directly unpractical for reading, but 
  > practical for the one usage that I re-suggested initially: enabling a 
  > WYSIWYG text processor inside emacs.  You may want to visualize pages 
  > bigger than what fits on your screen, because it will be rendered on other, 
  > bigger screen, or unzoomed, or printed.

Indeed, that's exactly the case I had in mind.  It's possible in Emacs
to edit a page of single-column text (delimited by ^L characters, of
course) that is too tall to fit on the screen.  When Emacs displays
multicolumn text, that too should allow scrolling through pages that
are too tall.

Dr Richard Stallman (https://stallman.org)
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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