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bug#5122: Mismatched parentheses when dealing with huge buffercontent


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#5122: Mismatched parentheses when dealing with huge buffercontent
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2009 23:47:04 +0200

> From: Chong Yidong <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2009 15:57:58 -0500
> 
> > I think it's better to modify the echo area message, such that if
> > Emacs hits the blink-matching-paren-distance limit (as opposed to
> > hitting point-min), the message says something like
> >
> >   Mismatched parentheses (within blink-matching-paren-distance)
> 
> Error messages shouldn't be so verbose---they can't spell out every bell
> and whistle related to the error.

I'd say adding a couple of words is hardly verbose, and certainly
isn't spelling out every detail.

> I prefer leaving things the way they are.

And leave users without a clue? how's that preferable?





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