bug#39668: 26.2; timer-list and timer-idle-list are undocumented in the
bug#39668: 26.2; timer-list and timer-idle-list are undocumented in the Elisp manual
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:36:08 +0000 (GMT)
> Why do you need to access the active timers?
I wanted only to check the existing timers, not modify them,
so I needed only read only access. I don't modify anything.
I use this to avoid starting a timer if one is started already. So I just
check the timer list for the function names if it already contains
my function. If so then I don't start a timer, because it's already done.
So the timer list eliminates the need of me haveing to store the timer in a variable,
because the list tells me if it's already active.