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Re: Bold by moving pixels problem

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Bold by moving pixels problem
Date: 07 Jan 2003 12:02:19 +0100
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Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> A while back I toyed with the idea of using face-vectors as `anonymous'
> faces, since it's often a pain to have to name a face.

> However, in many places, it's trival -- in particular
> `internal-get-lisp-face-attribute' and `internal-set-lisp-face-attribute',
> since they use vectors internally and just translate the face-symbol into a
> vector at their start (the latter function would require a bit more tweaking,
> but as far as I could see, it's still fair to call it `trivial').
> Now if those two functions were changed to allow `anonymous' faces (face
> vectors), then such functions as `face-attribute', `set-face-attribute',
> `make-face-bold', etc., would all start working on face-vectors too!
> That way, functions in realize-face-filter-functions could still accept face-
> vectors, avoiding the plist translation step, but also use the same familiar
> face functions that users already know about; this seems like a huge win to
> me... 

Me too.

Did you try to implement this?

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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