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Re: Patch to make VC annotate async

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Patch to make VC annotate async
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 12:54:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> For me the question here is when the buffer should be displayed.  It
> could be displayed immediately, or it could be displayed after the
> contents are all available.  I tried both.  Delaying the display of
> the buffer felt a bit unfriendly because the creation of a new window
> will rearrange the display enough that I lose track of point.  On the
> other hand, immediately displaying the buffer gives me time to adjust
> and continue working.  I hope this explains things a bit better; this
> area is somewhat subjective and I notice that at least one other
> package has gone the maximally configurable approach here -- see
> Man-notify-method.

Oh, I see.  So we're in full agreement.

Stefan> (with-current-buffer buffer
Stefan> ;; FIXME: it'd be even better to do it in the process-filter.

> This suggests that you preferred the approach I took ;-)
> But, I don't really care.  I can rewrite it to use vc-exec-after --
> if that is what you want, let me know, and I will send a new patch.

Yes, that's what I wrote as well, isn't it?


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