Kyle Jones writes:
Kyle> We should remember that some of this stuff has never worked right. Your
Kyle> example certainly hasn't. The problem here is the lack of a proper
Kyle> internal notification of the change.
Kyle> I haven't found redisplay problems hard to fix, but there is a long
Kyle> period of study required before it becomes obvious where to look to fix
Kyle> problem. This study would still be required if we were to do a rewrite,
True :-( While I have several ideas in mind that I'd like to see
implemented in redisplay, I couldn't even begin to estimate the amount of work
it could require, because I know I don't master the whole engine.
Kyle> alas, because Emacs has some historical display behavior that we would
Kyle> have to duplicate.
I don't quite understand this. Could you elaborate ?
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