Re: [code] [textadept] Buffer/view properties

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:03:53 -0500 (EST)

Hi Robert,

On Fri, 13 Feb 2015, Robert Gieseke wrote:

> Hi Mitchell,
> Am 11/02/15 um 18:00 schrieb Mitchell:
> [...]
>>> As for storing the margins, this would be useful for Textredux,
>>> textadept-vi and changing the width for buffers with 10.000s of lines.
>>> Not sure if any styles should be stored as well.
>> I don't think I like the idea of making margin widths and types
>> "per-buffer". That would open the door to "why not save all properties
>> associated with views, not buffers?"
> I can understand this concern, but the problem is that if it's not done
> by Textadept then the other modules need to do it themselves (probably
> conflicting with each other or each duplicating it) or they need to
> agree on an extra-module that needs to be installed before. There were
> also your Lua debugger[1] and Quicknav[2] which made use of the margins.
> All might conflict with other modules using the margins.

Thanks for your feedback. I will consider this over the weekend.


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