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Re: Shall menu_bar_items and tool_bar_items look at text property keymap
Kim F. Storm
Re: Shall menu_bar_items and tool_bar_items look at text property keymaps?
14 Feb 2002 09:57:29 +0100
Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2.50
Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> I was looking at the above functions and wondered whether it really
> makes sense for those functions to look for menu-bar and tool-bar
> bindings in the keymap and local-map properties of PT in the current
> This could cause a substantial slowdown if it means that Emacs
> has to recompute the menus based on the current value of point.
> The usefulness of the feature seems marginal, which suggests it
> is better not to pay that price, better not to add that feature.
I asked the question because those functions already DO LOOK for
those bindings - but the rest of emacs doesn't call those functions
often enough for the functionality to work anyway.
Since it doesn't really work, I doubt anyone is actually using it.
So my proposal is to remove the "look for keymaps at PT" from those