> I have finally found some time to work on this item in FOR-RELEASE.
> I have installed some changes to implement it, along with changes to
> the lispref and NEWS. New buffer-local variables are
> fringe-indicator-alist and fringe-cursor-alist.
> Note that fringe.el is now pre-loaded, so I might have broken
> something related to the way fringe-mode is handled, or the
> involved code can be simplified.
> Please take a look.