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Re: Showing end of buffer

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Showing end of buffer
Date: 21 Jan 2004 05:25:59 +0100
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address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> >     I makes sense to put the beginning indicator on the left and the end
> >     indicator on the right, in a way.  But somehow I expected both to be
> >     on the left.
> > 
> > That's what I would expect, too.  Lines don't necessarily come near
> > the right margin, so the indicator in the right margin can be far
> > away from the text.  They should all be on the left.
> But there may be a continuation glyph there if the last line is a
> continuation of the previous line.  
> Where should the up and down arrows go?  In the left fringe as well?

I'd put them in the left with one exception:  if the last line is not
ended with a linefeed, put it in the right.

Even though what to do if the last line has 80 characters without a

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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