overlay.el bug, incompatable overlays-in
It's me FKtPp ;)
m_pupil at yahoo.com.cn
Sat Feb 23 15:15:32 EST 2008
Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> It's me FKtPp ;) writes:
> > A branch of test shows that GNU's overlays- function can accept any
> > integer as BIG or END parameter -_-
> [[ *sigh* I really detest that style of programming. No wonder the
> overlays emulation is deprecated. ]]
> > attachment is a changed overlay.el that with above 3 #'functions emulate
> > the GNU's behavior.
> Please submit it to XEmacs Patches as a patch against the Mercurial
> repository. It will get faster review that way, at least from me.
> You may also wish to put a copy on the tracker (this kind of thing
> will eventually be done automatically but that is not implemented
I've created one with my two mail pasted in.
> I can tell you already that (1) the docstrings *need* to be amended to
> describe the DWIM behavior, and (2) I'm almost certainly going to ask
> that the normalization of arguments (null BUFFER -> current buffer,
> truncating bounds and reordering them) be refactored as a defsubst.
What about this attached patch?
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