Nicolas Goaziou <m...@nicolasgoaziou.fr> writes:
> A "good writing experience" includes a "good editing experience", or so
> I think. I'm suggesting to solve some problems related to the latter,
> under certain circumstances I explained in my original post.
I agree there’s a problem, but I find the proposed solution potentially
> The `org-link' face is not enough, as pointed out, because it's not
> a matter of making the links stand out in the buffer.
>> Clément suggestion of a using something akin to prettify symbols mode is
>> great, though. We could limit the length of the url being shown. It can
>> always be edited with e.g. "C-c ’" or, as currently, "C-c C-l".
> The problem is not really about editing the link itself, but editing
> around the link. The problem also arises for the text just before or
> just after the link. "C-c C-l" cannot help here.
It is a problem. It's also a problem with super/subscripts as pointed out
> I cannot tell, however, if Clément's suggestion is good or not. This is
> why I'd like to see a mock of the result, if anyone wants to implement
Here’s a quick-and-dirty "mockup" in Emacs 25.1. It doesn’t work
properly, obviously, but try to move the cursor from left-to-right to get
a taste of what it could be like. Of course, the behavior could be
tweaked, e.g. characters displayed etc...
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(insert "\ntext before
description]] text after\n"))
However beautiful the theory, one should occasionally look at the evidence