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Re: Another minor thing

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Another minor thing
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 14:28:14 +0200 (IST)

On 19 Dec 2000, Miles Bader wrote:

> In particular, I thought maybe I could put a message on an overlay
> string on an overlay at the end of the buffer, and have it appear as
> being `after' the buffer (I wanted to do this instead of actually
> inserting the text because some code actually modifies the minibuffer at
> such a time).

Yeah, before/after strings aren't suited for such uses, I think.

> > What I think _is_ important is that the user should be able to
> > understand why does this situation happen.  I think your case
> > satisfies this condition.
> I'm not sure what you're saying here.  What does my case do?

The `before' string stays before the text to which it is attached.

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