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Re: visible-bell vs. holding down a key


From: jidanni
Subject: Re: visible-bell vs. holding down a key
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 01:25:48 +0800

>>>>> "r" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

r>     Gentlemen, do
r>     $ emacs -Q --eval "(set-variable 'visible-bell t)"
r>     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...

r>     Shouldn't emacs be smart enough to notice we are launching a denial of
r>     service attack on ourselves, that lasts much longer than we held the
r>     key down? Shouldn't just a few messages be enough? emacs-version "22.1.1"

r> I don't think this is a bug but I agree that what you request
r> would be an improvement.  It may not be easy to do.
r> If someone provides a clean patch we can install it.

I forgot to mention to do the above under X windows, where it takes
much longer for the terminal to digest all the
"call-interactively: Beginning of buffer [111 times]"
messages and flashing. Indeed, we see the *Messages* buffer already
knows when something repeats, don't say it again... but the time frame
is unlimited there. Anyway, no big deal.




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