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Re: problems with idle timers


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: problems with idle timers
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2004 12:31:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Phillip Lord <address@hidden> writes:

> So good so far. This has pretty much the behaviour I want. But there
> is problem. While the timer works mostly as I want, and stops when I
> do anything to Emacs, I notice that it sometimes gets stuck. So I'll
> go and make some tea, and the idle timer will not have started
> again. If I do something with emacs and then let it idle generally the
> timer will start again happily. 

This appears to be the result of passing t for REPEAT: it will run
the idle timer only once for each time Emacs is idle.

But I don't grok the docs, so I don't know what happens when passing
nil.

Kai





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