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bug#6922: 23.1; Setting read-only property in an overlay has no effect


From: John Wiegley
Subject: bug#6922: 23.1; Setting read-only property in an overlay has no effect
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2016 10:53:00 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> If you are arguing for having a feature that marks some portion of buffer
> text read-only, then we already have that: the 'read-only' text property.
> The issue in this discussion is whether we should _also_ have a similar
> overlay property.

That said, I think the right way to implement clock-masking in Org would be to
use an overlay whose existence is tied to the clock. A text-property might be
incompatible with the way Org uses font-locking.

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