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Re: visible-bell vs. holding down a key


From: Bastien
Subject: Re: visible-bell vs. holding down a key
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 02:08:01 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> Gentlemen, do
> $ emacs -Q --eval "(set-variable 'visible-bell t)"
> C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b C-b...
>
> Shouldn't emacs be smart enough to notice we are launching a denial of
> service attack on ourselves, that lasts much longer than we held the
> key down? Shouldn't just a few messages be enough? emacs-version "22.1.1"

Emacs is smart enough not to bother if you're not.

-- 
Bastien




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