Issue305

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Title [Bug: 21.5-b28] why fold an 80-char line in an 80-col window?
Type defect Module core code 21.5
Severity inconvenience Platform N/A
Keywords redisplay Nosy List
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Status verified   Reason
Superseder   Submitted 2008-02-25.00:46:48
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Created on 2008-02-25.06:38:30 by stephen, last changed 2009-07-01.14:39:38 by stephen.

Messages
msg1252 [hidden] ([hidden]) Date: 2009-07-01.14:39:38
There was a discussion on this on emacs-devel recently (within the month 
of June 2009).  There may be some useful ideas there.  This was by Drew 
Adams and the subject was probably about the fringe.
msg599 [hidden] ([hidden]) Date: 2008-02-25.23:09:16
Anders Munch writes:

 > When at the end of an 80-character line in an 80-column
 > window, where do you paint a block cursor?
 
Good question, thanks!  I can think of at least three
different ways to handle this, though: 
 
1.  Don't paint a block cursor, do something else. 
2.  Always scroll the line to the left as in truncate-lines
    mode.
3.  Treat it the same way as you would actually inserting a
    space there (ie, left-scroll in truncate-lines mode,
    wrap otherwise).
msg592 [hidden] ([hidden]) Date: 2008-02-25.06:38:30
  Message-ID: <873arhr526.fsf@uwakimon.sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>
I've always wanted to fix this.  Anybody know of reasons why not?

Guido van Rossum writes:
 > (*) When is Emacs going to fix the bug where it decides to fold a line
 > that's exactly as wide as the window? This 79 business is really
 > silly, and had to impose on people using other editors.

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History
Date User Action Args
2009-07-01 14:39:38stephensetmessages: + msg1252
2008-02-25 23:09:16stephensetstatus: verified
priority: normal
severity: inconvenience
keyword: + redisplay
platform: + N/A
type: defect
messages: + msg599
module: + core code 21.5
2008-02-25 06:38:30stephencreate