[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: last try (was: while-no-input)

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: last try (was: while-no-input)
Date: 03 Nov 2002 02:04:40 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:

> > C-g is pretty much like an error even if not exactly.
> > Quitting is not an anomaly, but it is not normal.
> > The arrival of more input is normal.
> Not while you're inside `while-no-input'.  In the cases where I want
> to use it, the arrival of user input is definitely not normal:
> the code within while-no-input should normally run to completion
> before the user hits a key.
> And the code run inside `while-no-input' (typically tramp or ange-ftp)
> usually has no idea that it might be interrupted by some keyboard input,
> so such an occurrence is (for the running code) definitely not normal.


> > Please don't ask me to spend more time on this.
> > I have lots of other work to do, and I've made the decision.
> But this decision is just wrong.

I agree with Stefan.

Richard, if you don't want to spend time thinking more about this,
please leave the decision to Stefan who has spend a lot of time on
this, and IMO has the right approach here.

> PS: Kim, if you want this feature, you're probably better off
>     doing the remaining work, because I'm fed up with this arguing.

I really think we need while-no-input, but while I can understand
Stefan's approach, I simply don't understand what Richard wants to be
done here, so I'm not the right person to ask to do that.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]