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Re: Code cleanup -- inconsistent "width" and "height" etc.

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: Code cleanup -- inconsistent "width" and "height" etc.
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 11:19:34 +0900 (JST)
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In article <address@hidden>, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>     By the way, I've just found this inconsistency.
>     frame-width -> not including scroll bars and fringes
>     frame-pixel-width -> including them

> If you look at this very strictly, this may seem inconsistent, but I
> think it is logical.  The scroll bars and fringes are not columns, so
> a width measured in columns naturally won't include them.

It is ok that frame-width doesn't including them.  But, if
width is measured in pixels, which is natural; including
them or not?  If we are going to have pixel based APIs,
perhaps, most often used API will be window-pixel-width that
doesn't include scroll bars and fringes.

Ken'ichi HANDA

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