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Re: overlays vs text properties


From: PJ Weisberg
Subject: Re: overlays vs text properties
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 01:07:20 -0700

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011, Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 13 2011, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Sounds like overlays are better suited for this job, unless I'm
>> missing something.
>
> Only that there's no good way of moving overlays based on the movement
> of point!

I don't know if there's a good way of "moving" text properties at all. ;-)

I know of one library (Magit) that moves its "highlight" overlay to
the current section in a post-command-hook.

-- 

-PJ



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