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Re: Default of jit-lock-stealth-time

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Default of jit-lock-stealth-time
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 16:10:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.94 (gnu/linux)

martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:

>> So it seems plain stupid to release it with a setting that will impact
>> and annoy users and cause a support burden after the release.
> While I agree with all of David's arguments (and even add the one
> that a buffer tail is stealthily refontified after every single
> buffer change followed by 16 secs idleness) I'm afraid that setting
> this to nil won't remove any support burden.  Many major modes still
> work better when they are allowed to fontify a buffer from beginning
> to end.

But stealth mode does not guarantee that at all.  It is completely
irreproducible whether or not some buffer has been completely

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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