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Re: messages while the minibuffer is active

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: messages while the minibuffer is active
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 12:31:37 +0200 (IST)

On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Gerd Moellmann wrote:

> > > There's something else about the messages that I find unpleasant: if the 
> > > message resizes the minibuffer, the minibuffer stays resized until you 
> > > exit the minibuffer (i.e. until the recursive edit is over).  This looks 
> > > awkward, to say the least, and resembles a bug, even if it isn't...
> > 
> > Actually, wasn't it the case that emacs 21 used to to resize the
> > minibuffer all the time?  I remember that it made the mode-line jump
> > around like a scared cat, and was probably a lot slower too because of
> > all the extra redrawing.
> Yup, that was the reason it was changed.

Perhaps we could have a user option to control that.  The redrawing
might not be a problem on a fast machine, or on a tty.

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